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Killeen Police Identify Murder Victim

Killeen, TX (November 24, 2021): The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Dominic Nicholson.

Detectives are actively investigating this Murder and there is no additional information at this time.

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Killeen, TX (November 15, 2021): Killeen Police are actively investigating the seventeenth Murder in the City of Killeen.

On Monday, November 15, 2021, at approximately 1:41 p.m., Killeen Police received a 911 call in reference to a male with an apparent stab wound in the 600 block of W. Hallmark Avenue. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect were in the parking lot of the apartment complex, when the suspect fired a gunshot at the victim. The victim was able to get away and seek help.

The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 4:03 p.m. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

We are asking if anyone has any information or videos about this incident to contact the police department at 254-501-8800 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477).

We want to let the community know that this was an isolated incident and there is no continued threat to the general public.

Detectives are actively investigating this Murder and there is no additional information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Murder on Hallmark

Killeen, TX (November 15, 2021): Killeen Police are actively investigating the seventeenth Murder in the City of Killeen.

On Monday, November 15, 2021, at approximately 1:41 p.m., Killeen Police received a 911 call in reference to a male with an apparent stab wound in the 600 block of W. Hallmark Avenue. Upon the officers arrival, they located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect were in the parking lot of the apartment complex, when the suspect fired a gunshot at the victim. The victim was able to get away and seek help.

The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 4:03 p.m. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

We are asking if anyone has any information or videos about this incident to contact the police department at 254-501-8800 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS(8477).

We want to let the community know that this was an isolated incident and there is no continued threat to the general public.

Detectives are actively investigating this Murder and there is no additional information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Identifies Murder Victim and Suspect

Killeen, TX (November 10, 2021): The victim has been identified as James Matthew Moten.

Through the investigation, it was determined that the victim and the suspect, his son, were involved in a domestic disturbance when the suspect produced a knife and assaulted his father. When the officers arrived and entered the residence, they located the victim deceased and the suspect suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The suspect, Javeon Rondre Moten, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Cliff Coleman at 9:46 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

This is the sixteenth Murder for the City of Killeen in 2021.

The investigation is ongoing and at this time no other information will be released.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A DEATH INVESTIGATION ON SLADECEK

Killeen, TX (November 9, 2021) Killeen Police are investigating the death of a 47-year-old male.


On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at approximately 2:11 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Sladecek Drive in reference to a stabbing victim. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located one male suffering from a stab wound and was pronounced deceased at 2:53 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at the scene. A second male, 18-year-old, was located suffering from a gunshot wound and he was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Conduct a Death Investigation on Sladecek

Killeen, TX (November 9, 2021) Killeen Police are investigating the death of a 47-year-old male.

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at approximately 2:11 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Sladecek Drive in reference to a stabbing victim. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located one male suffering from a stab wound and was pronounced deceased at 2:53 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at the scene. A second male, 18-year-old, was located suffering from a gunshot wound and he was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

This is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the community.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Arrests Murder Suspect

Killeen, TX (November 8, 2021): Through the investigation, detectives with the Homicide Unit, determined that the victim and the suspect were involved in a verbal altercation, when the suspect displayed a handgun and discharged it towards the victim. The victim then pulled out a handgun and discharged it towards the suspect, striking him.

On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, the case was presented to the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and on Thursday, November 4, 2021, a complaint for Murder was returned charging, 43-year-old Perry Tyshawn Davis, with Murder and a warrant was obtained.

On Friday, November 5, 2021, at approximately 6:38 p.m., members of the United States Marshal Service-Lone Star Fugitive Task Force with the assistance from the Killeen Police Department K9 Unit and Tactical Response Unit, located Davis in the 1300 block of Powder River Drive and placed him under arrest without incident. He was transported to the Bell County Jail.

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UPDATE NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE IDENTIFIES MURDER VICTIM

Killeen, TX (November 2, 2021): The victim has been identified as Jhirmack Wartell Brown.

The second male is still listed in stable condition.

This is the fifteenth Murder for the City of Killeen in 2021.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no other information at this time.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE CONDUCTS A DEATH INVESTIGATION

Killeen, TX (October 31, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating the death of the 39-year-old male victim.

On Sunday, October 31, 2021, at approximately 2:34 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Middleton Street to a shots fired call. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the two men were inside the residence when a verbal altercation ensued. During the altercation, both men displayed a handgun and fired shots towards each other.
One male victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 3:29 a.m. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. The name of the victim has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The second male victim, a 43-year- old, was transported to Baylor Scott and White in Temple and is currently in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no other information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Identifies Murder Victim

Killeen, TX (November 2, 2021): The victim has been identified as Jhirmack Wartell Brown.

The second male is still listed in stable condition.

This is the fifteenth Murder for the City of Killeen in 2021.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no other information at this time.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE CONDUCTS A DEATH INVESTIGATION

Killeen, TX (October 31, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating the death of the 39-year-old male victim.

On Sunday, October 31, 2021, at approximately 2:34 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Middleton Street to a shots fired call. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the two men were inside the residence when a verbal altercation ensued. During the altercation, both men displayed a handgun and fired shots towards each other.

One male victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 3:29 a.m. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. The name of the victim has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The second male victim, a 43-year- old, was transported to Baylor Scott and White in Temple and is currently in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no other information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Conducts a Death Investigation

Killeen, TX (October 31, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating the death of the 39-year-old male victim.

On Sunday, October 31, 2021, at approximately 2:34 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Middleton Street to a shots fired call. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the two men were inside the residence when a verbal altercation ensued. During the altercation, both men displayed a handgun and fired shots towards each other.

One male victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 3:29 a.m. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas. The name of the victim has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The second male victim, a 43-year- old, was transported to Baylor Scott and White in Temple and is currently in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no other information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Murder at Club Legends

Killeen, TX (October 18, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old male victim.

On Saturday, October 16, 2021, at approximately 2:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to Club Legends located at 308 S. 2nd Street in reference to a shooting victim. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located several victims in the parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers immediately started to provide first aid until paramedics arrived. Two males and one female were transported to Baylor Scott and White Memorial Hospital in critical but stable condition. A third male was transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center also in critical condition.

One of the male victims, Darian Nelson Barlow, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 5:17 a.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke.

This is the fourteenth Murder for the City of Killeen in 2021 and the second at this location.

In the past year, officers responded to at least 111 reported calls for service to this address which include; 15 disturbances, 11 shots fired, 2 fights, 2 aggravated assaults and 2 homicides. Ten (10) people have either been shot, stabbed, assaulted, or killed.

“Given the amount in reported violence in this particular location, we as the community, cannot allow this activity to go unchecked. The Killeen Police Department will use all the tools at its disposal to ensure the safety of our citizens,” stated Police Chief Charles Kimble.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything, has any videos or any information about this shooting, to contact the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at http://www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no other information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police and the Community join Together for National Night Out

Killeen, TX (October 1, 2021): Community members are invited to participate in the annual National Night Out event.

National Night Out is a campaign that enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it promotes strong police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live and work.

National Night Out is designed to:
• Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness
• Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime efforts
• Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community partnerships
• Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back

National Night Out is an annual event held on the first Tuesday in October. From 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on October 5th, residents in neighborhoods throughout Killeen and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and police.

If you host a block party in your neighborhood, we encourage you to use the following hashtag. #KilleenNNO2021

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Pedestrian Fatality on Interstate 14

Killeen, TX (September 28, 2021): Investigators with the Killeen Police Traffic Unit are investigating a pedestrian fatality on Interstate 14.

On Sunday, September 26, 2021, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to I-14 between mile markers 284 and 285, in reference to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male lying in the roadway.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the male pedestrian was attempting to cross the eastbound lanes headed southbound when he was struck by a sedan, coming to a rest in the middle lane. The female driver of the sedan was transported to Seton Medical Center Harker Heights with minor injuries.

The victim, 34-year-old Christopher Nash, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 10:05 p.m.

The investigation is ongoing and at this time no other information will be released.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department