Killeen Police Investigate a Shooting on Sissom Road

On Thursday, May 31, 2018, at approximately 8:33 a.m., officers were notified that a female suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest was dropped off at Metroplex Hospital.  The 31 year-old victim was subsequently airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the shooting incident occurred in the 800 block of Sissom Road.   The victim and a female suspect were involved in a verbal altercation about the use of a vehicle, when the suspect produced a handgun.  The two females began to struggle over the keys and the handgun, when the handgun discharged, striking the victim.

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On Friday, June 01, 2018, this case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office, and a complaint was returned charging 38 year-old Nazeema Nicole Augustin with Aggravated Assault with a Firearm. Augustin was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke and he set her bond at $100,000.  Augustin will be transported to the Bell County Jail.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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