Killeen Police Locates Suspect in Hallmark Shooting Deceased

UPDATE – October 17, 2019

The suspect in this case, 43 year-old Nathan Erick Nance, was located deceased on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at approximately 3:16 p.m. in Nolan Creek near Priest Drive.  Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced Nance deceased at 3:40 p.m. and ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.  The cause of his death is pending autopsy results. 


Killeen Police Investigate a report of a shooting in the 600 Block of W. Hallmark.

On October 10, 2019, at approximately 6:46 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of W. Hallmark in reference to multiple reports of a man shooting a handgun.  While enroute to the call, the updates indicated that the suspect at large was running in a northly direction and was randomly shooting his handgun.  The officers arrived in the area and a perimeter was established to locate the suspect.

The suspect in question was identified as:             Nathan Erick Nance, 43

As a precaution, KISD was notified and coordination was made for a safe pickup of kids being picked up for school.  KISD’s quick and full cooperation allowed us to get all of the kids to safety and out of the area in question.

The Department of Public Safety offered their full support and provided aerial support via a helicopter along with ground assets.  Several units of our own department including the K-9 officers, Tactical Response Unit and the Criminal Investigation Division assisted in the perimeter and search for Nance.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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