Killeen Police Investigate Murder on Cardinal Ave.

Killeen, TX (December 21, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating overnight shooting death.

On December 21, 2021, at approximately 1:57 a.m., Officers responded to the 700 block of Cardinal Ave. in regard to a shooting victim.  Upon arrival, Officers located a deceased 23-year-old male with a single gunshot wound to the head.  This is the 18th murder this year in Killeen.

Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased at 2:39 a.m.  Judge Cook ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences.

The victim in this case is identified as Amos Jeremiah Goff, 23. 

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this crime, to contact 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.

Alex Gearhart

Assistant Chief of Police
Killeen Police Department

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