Killeen Police Investigate a Murder

On Sunday, March 1, 2020, at approximately 3:05 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Mickey’s Convenience Store located at 3200 S. Fort Hood Road in reference to a 911 call about a gunshot victim.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male suffering from a gunshot wound.  Officers’ immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.

The victim, Shelby Jones, 20, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 3:45 a.m. by Justice of the Peace Daryl Peters at the scene. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

We are asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this Murder, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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