Killeen Police investigate a shooting investigation on Spring Rose Circle

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at approximately 6:16 p.m., Killeen Police were dispatched to the 1700 block of Spring Rose Circle in reference to a shots fired call.   Upon the officers’ arrival, they found a deceased black male lying at the residence.  The investigation revealed that during a burglary of the residence, shots were fired.  Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke arrived and pronounced male deceased at 6:47 p.m.  He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Next of kin has been notified however the name of the 16 year-old suspect of the burglary, will not be released because he was a juvenile.

The Criminal Investigation Division, Homicide Unit, continue to investigate this shooting and information will be released as it becomes available.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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