Killeen Police Arrests 20 Year-Old Male for Aggravated Assault

Killeen, TX (January 27, 2021): On January 23, 2021, at approximately 12:38 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Buddy’s Neighborhood Store, located at 3000 Old FM 440 regarding a shooting incident. Upon their arrival, they located several shell casings, but no victims or suspects were on scene. A short time later, officers were advised that a victim, suffering with a gunshot wound to the leg, arrived at Advent Health Hospital, along with a vehicle that had damage consistent with a bullet hole. The victim since has been released from the hospital.

Through the investigation, detectives were able to identify the suspect and locate his vehicle. The victim positively identified Chanon Jaross Lacewell as the shooter.

On January 24, 2021, this case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was returned charging Lacewell with Aggravated Assault Bodily Injury with a Deadly Weapon. An arrest warrant for Chanon Jaross Lacewell was issued by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke and he set his bond at $200,000.

On January 25, 2021, Chanon Jaross Lacewell was located and taken into custody by Detectives of the Killeen Police Department and Agents of the Marshals Service-Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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