Killeen Police Officer Identified in April 5th Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE NEWS RELEASE:  KILLEEN POLICE OFFICER IDENTIFIED IN APRIL 5th OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

Killeen, TX (April 20, 2022):  The Killeen Police Officer involved is identified as Officer Devin Hill, a 16-year veteran of the department.  Officer Hill has returned to duty with the department.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE AND TEXAS RANGERS ARE INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

Killeen, TX (April 5, 2022): At approximately 4:49 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Mickey’s Convenience Store located at 3200 S. Fort Hood Street in reference to a 911 call about a disturbance.  Upon the officer’s arrival, they were told that an individual was causing a disturbance in the parking lot.  Officers made contact with the individual and an altercation ensued.  Officers attempted to subdue him with their Taser and were unsuccessful.  The altercation continued and the officer discharged his duty weapon, striking the individual.  The male was transported by paramedics to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center where he is currently in surgery. 

The Killeen Police Department Criminal Investigation Division and the Texas Rangers responded to the scene and an investigation is ongoing, being led by the Rangers.

As per protocol, the officer will be placed on administrative leave.

Any further requests for information surrounding this incident can be directed to Sgt. Bryan Washko with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Ofelia Miramontez

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

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