Killeen Police Continue to Investigate the Mall Shooting

Killeen, TX (December 8, 2021): Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit are actively investigating the shooting at the Killeen Mall.

On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at approximately 7:17 p.m., Killeen Police responded to a 911 call in reference to a shots disturbance at the Killeen Mall located at 2100 S. W.S. Young Drive. Multiple 911 calls were received from callers stating that they heard multiple shots inside the mall, prompting a large police and fire response. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located one victim and began to safely evacuate the patrons from the building.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect seen in these photos entered the mall and walked into one of the businesses. He approached the counter and discharged a black handgun, wounding one male. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction on foot. The victim was airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

The victim is currently in stable condition.

The suspect is described as a medium build white male and was last seen wearing a white beanie, a white mask and gloves, and dark color clothing.

We are asking if anyone has any information or videos about this incident to contact the police department at 254-501-8800 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477).

We would like to thank our law enforcement partners that include KISD Police Department, Harker Heights Police Department, Texas A & M Central Texas Police Department, Belton Police Department, the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms for their response and assistance.

Detectives are actively investigating this shooting and there is no additional information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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