Killeen Police Conducts a Death Investigation
Killeen, TX (October 31, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating the death of the 39-year-old male victim.
On Sunday, October 31, 2021, at approximately 2:34 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Middleton Street to a shots fired call. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the two men were inside the residence when a verbal altercation ensued. During the altercation, both men displayed a handgun and fired shots towards each other.
One male victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 3:29 a.m. 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.
The second male victim, a 43-year- old, was transported to Baylor Scott and White in Temple and is currently in stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing and there is no other information at this time.
Killeen Police Department