Killeen Police Charge Suspect in Shooting Investigation

Killeen, TX (January 26, 2022): Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit receive multiple complaints on the 31-year-old robbery suspect.

On Monday, January 24, 2022, this case was presented to the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and three complaints were returned charging Jamar McNair Jones with Aggravated Robbery, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Evading Arrest in a Vehicle. On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, Jones was released from the hospital and transported to the Bell County Jail. On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, Jones was arraigned on all three charges including an outstanding warrant for Assault with Bodily Injury on a Family Member out of our agency by Justice of the Peace Keith Reed and set his bond for all charges totaling $306,500.00.

The investigations involving this suspect is ongoing and there is no additional information at this time.

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Killeen, TX (January 18, 2022): Killeen Police are investigating a shooting involving a robbery suspect.

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at approximately 10:09 a.m., officers attempted to make contact at a residence in Killeen with a suspect believed to be involved in multiple armed robberies in the city. That is when the suspect fled in a gray Nissan sedan and a pursuit ensued. The suspect led officers eastbound on Veteran’s Memorial Blvd towards Harker Heights, Nolanville and onto I-14. The suspect continued to travel at a high rate of speed into Belton towards Loop 121 and then headed back westbound on I-14. The suspect then took the Rosewood Drive exit and he wrecked out, disabling his vehicle. He then fled from his vehicle and attempted to hijack a nearby vehicle. When the driver of that vehicle noticed the armed suspect, he took out his firearm and discharged it at the suspect, protecting himself. The suspect was struck multiple times. The suspect was immediately transported to Seton Medical Center Harker Heights and subsequently airlifted to Baylor Scott & White in Temple.

The suspect, a 31-one year-old male, has an active warrant out of Dallas for Aggravated Robbery.

We would like to thank our law enforcement partners, Harker Heights Police Department, Nolanville Police Department, the Texas Department of Public Safety, KISD Police Department, the Bell County Sheriff’s Department and Constable’s Office for their assistance with this incident.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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