Killeen Police Investigate a Shooting on Stardust

Killeen, TX (September 8, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old female victim.

Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Stardust Drive on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at approximately 11:25 p.m., in reference to a shots fired disturbance. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a white sedan in the roadway with a female driver suffering from a gunshot wound. She was immediately airlifted to Baylor Scott & White in critical condition.

The victim succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 2:20 a.m. by Justice of the Peace Keith Reed. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The name of the victim has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

This is the twelfth Murder for the City of Killeen in 2021.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything, has any videos or any information about this shooting, to contact the Bell County 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.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no other information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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