Killeen Police Investigate a Homicide on Tatonka

Killeen, TX (February 24, 2021): A late night domestic disturbance led to two people deceased.

Killeen Police were dispatched to the 3900 block of Tatonka Drive at 11:54 p.m., on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, after receiving a 911 call in reference to a shooting.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the female victim and the male were involved in a domestic disturbance when the male produced a handgun and shot his wife. The male was in the garage when officers arrived and then shot himself, taking his life. There were three children in the residence and were unharmed.

Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson pronounced the female, 34-year-old Tiffany Shaquina Shepard, deceased at 2:12a.m. and the male, 40-year-old Archie Andrew Mitchell at 2:14 a.m. He ordered autopsies to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The investigation is ongoing and at this time no other information will be released.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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