Suspect Identified in Officer Involved Shooting

UPDATE – January 14, 2020

Through the investigation, it was determined that the suspect, Jason Wayne Brooks, 42, was not armed during this incident.  Brooks had an active parole warrant for Parole Violation and was charged with Evading Arrest or Detention and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Brooks is currently in the Bell County Jail. 

Probationary Police Officer, Jose Rosado, who was hired in 2018, will remain on administrative leave pending the results of the two investigations. 

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.  

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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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