Killeen Police Apprehend Austin Murder Suspect

Killeen, TX (June 24, 2021): 19-year-old De’Ondre Jermirris White has been located and is currently in the Killeen City Jail.

On Thursday, June 24, 2021, at approximately 2:23 p.m., members of the United States Marshals Service – Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and with the assistance from the Killeen Police Department Specialized Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team, located De’Ondre Jermirris White in the 1300 block of Anna Lee Drive. White was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Killeen City Jail. He awaits arraignment on an arrest warrant for Murder in reference to the mass shooting that occurred in Austin, TX on June 12, 2021.

“The tragic incident that occurred in Austin on June 12th received nationwide attention and we are happy to report that the murder suspect is in custody. We would like to thank the US Marshals Service and our SWAT team for their dedication and persistence to help close a chapter in this investigation. We are glad to work with dedicated professionals that are committed to keep our communities safe regardless of boundaries. This case covered multiple jurisdictions and together we were able to locate and take into custody a violent fugitive,” stated Chief Charles Kimble.

Please refer any further inquiries to the Austin Police Department.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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