Killeen Police Identify Homicide Victim from Old FM 440

UPDATE – November 1, 2019

The name of the victim has been identified as 19 year-old Jonathan Eliel Martinez-Cruz of Killeen.

This case continues to be investigated and information will be released as it becomes available.  

Detectives are asking anyone who 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 and Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information given is anonymous and confidential, and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible for this Homicide, you could be eligible for reward up to $1,000 in cash.


Killeen Police Investigate a Homicide on Old FM 440.

Officers were dispatched to the 3900 block of Old FM 440 Road on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at approximately 9:50 p.m. after receiving a 911 call about a shooting victim.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male lying in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.  Officers’ immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.  The victim was transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in critical condition.

The 19 year-old male victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 11:10 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.

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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