Killeen Police Investigate a Homicide on Reece Creek Road

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at approximately 8:54 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of Reese Creek Road in reference to a 911 call about a shooting victim and a possible kidnapping.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a female in the home and the suspect were involved in a disturbance, when the male resident intervened and was shot by the suspect.  The suspect then forced the female into his vehicle and fled the area.   The female was later released in Round Rock.

The 48 year-old victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 9:33 p.m. 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 apprehended.  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 would like to thank the United States Marshals Service-Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, Waco and Austin Divisions, and the Round Rock Police Department for their assistance in apprehending the suspect and ensuring the safe return of the female.

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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