Killeen Police Investigate an Early Morning Murder

Killeen, TX (January 6, 2022) Killeen Police are investigating the death of a 41-year-old male.

On Thursday, January 6, 2022, at approximately 1:42 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Obok Restaurant & Club located at 2815 of S. Fort Hood Street in reference to a gunshot victim. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located a male lying in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition. Officers were then notified that a female victim was at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights with minor injuries from this incident. She was treated and released.

The victim, Roderick Pollard, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 6:10 a.m., by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything, has any videos or any information about this shooting, to contact the Killeen Police Department at 254-501-8800 or 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.

Detectives with the Homicide Unit continue to actively investigate this incident and there is no other information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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