Killeen Police Investigate an Officer Involved Shooting

On Sunday, January 12, 2020, at approximately 11:14 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Holiday Terrace Motor Hotel located at 1708 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd. in reference to a criminal trespass.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they were advised the male suspect fled on foot eastbound.  During the course of the investigation, the suspect was located on Terrace Drive.  During the confrontation, the officer gave several commands to the suspect, when the officer discharged his firearm.  No injuries were reported and the suspect was detained and transported to the Killeen City Jail.

The department will conduct two separate investigations of this incident: one by the Criminal Investigation Division and another by the Internal Affairs Unit.  According to standard procedures, the officer has been place on administrative leave pending the results of the investigations.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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