Killeen, TX (September 8, 2022) Killeen Police are investigating a shooting involving a 9-year-old victim.
On Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at approximately 1:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Harker Heights Seton Hospital in reference to a female juvenile suffering from a gunshot wound in the foot. The child was subsequently transported to McLane Children’s Medical Center in Temple.

Through the investigation, it revealed that the child’s mother and the suspect were involved in a domestic altercation at their residence located in the 5700 block of Chuckwagon Circle. During the altercation the suspect displayed a handgun and discharged it towards the wall, striking the child that was in a room connected to that wall.

Officers located the suspect at the residence, and he was arrested without incident. He was transported to the Killeen City Jail.

This case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and two complaints for Aggravated Assault and one complaint for Tampering with Evidence were returned charging 45-year-old Michael Mainet Alice. Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson arraigned Alice and he is currently awaiting transport to the Bell County Jail.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division 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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