Killeen Police Investigate Homicide

UPDATE – February 20, 2019

Through cooperation and tireless efforts of the United States Marshal’s Service and members of the Killeen Police Department, 17-year-old Zamante Jamon Alvis has been arrested. 

Alvis is currently in the Killeen jail.  He was arraigned by JP Cooke and a $1,000,000 bond was set for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. 

UPDATE – February 19, 2019

The Criminal Investigation Division – Homicide Unit has obtained two warrants for the arrests of subjects involved in this incident. 

21-year-old Darius Kirt York and 17-year-old Zamante Jamon Alvis have been identified as suspects in this case and are charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. 

Both of these subjects are to be considered armed and dangerous. Do not attempt to apprehend your self, call 911 or the Killeen Homicide Unit at 254-501-8800.


The Killeen Police Department Homicide Unit is asking anyone who has information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 254- 526- TIPS (8477) or go online at  You can also give an anonymous tip by downloading the P3tips app for IOS and Android.  All information is confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this incident, you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Killeen Police Investigate Homicide

Officers responded to the 1300 block of Covey Lane, at approximately 11:52 p.m., on Saturday, February 16, 2019, after receiving a call for shots fired.

Upon the officer’s arrival, the preliminary information they learned revealed that there was a disturbance between multiple people and at some point, several shots were fired and one subject was shot.  The shooting victim was transported to a local hospital by friends.

17 year-old, Obadiah Moishe Bush succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 1:53 a.m. on February 17.  He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The Killeen Police Department Homicide Unit continues to investigate this incident and information will be released as it becomes available

Jeff Donohue
Chief of Staff
Killeen Police Department

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