KPD Investigates a Homicide on Hallmark

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at approximately 11:06 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block of W. Hallmark Avenue in reference to a 911 call about a shooting victim.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male lying in the parking lot of the apartment complex suffering from a gunshot wound.  Officers’ immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.  The victim was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in critical condition.

The victim, 18 year-old Zeontre Da’Shon Horton, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 12:35 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Daryl Peters. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Through the investigation, a suspect has been identified and located.  The suspect is currently in the Killeen City Jail.  Charges are pending a review of the case by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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