Killeen Police Are Investigating a Murder

Killeen, TX (December 18, 2020): A 45-year old female victim is dead after being shot inside a residence in the 300 block of S. 10th St. 

The Killeen Police Department was dispatched on Thursday, December 17, 2020, at approximately 9:15 p.m., to a residence in reference to a 911 call about a shooting victim.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a female victim suffering from several gunshot wounds.   Officers started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.   

The victim, Tonya Denise Dixon, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at 11:29 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Cliff Coleman at Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple.  He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Science in Dallas. 

Detectives are asking anyone who may information about this Murder, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at  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.

Commander Ronnie Supak

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

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