Killeen Police Investigates a Homicide on Hereford

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at approximately 9:22p.m., officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of Hereford Lane in reference to a 911 call about shots fired.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male lying in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds.  Officers immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.

17 year-old Martez Anthony Bryant succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene at 10:07 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke.  He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division, Homicide Unit are asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this Homicide, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at  You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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