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Killeen Police Investigating a Murder on Camp Cooper Drive

Killeen, TX (September 25, 2020): A 18-year old male victim is dead after being shot inside a residence in the 2500 block of Camp Cooper Drive. 

The Killeen Police Department was dispatched on Friday, September 25, 2020, at approximately 1:40 a.m., to a residence in reference to a 911 call about a shooting victim.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.   Officers started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.   

The victim, Damien Xavier Rocha-Torres, 18, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 2:12 a.m. by Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin at the scene.  He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Science in Dallas. 

Through the investigation detectives were told that the victim was inside a room of the residence with known acquaintances when family members heard a loud noise.  When they checked on the victim, he was suffering from a gunshot wound and the subjects had fled through the window.    

Detectives are asking anyone who may information about this Murder, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at 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 and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Ofelia Miramontez

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

Murder Suspect Located and Arrested

Killeen, TX (September 24, 2020) 11:49 a.m.: Today at approximately 9:30 a.m., the United States Marshal Service – Lone Star Fugitive Task Force (Waco) and the North Texas Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Harrison in the 3200 block of S. Vernon, Dallas, TX, on the arrest warrant for the Murder of Emma Jones.

We’d like to thank everyone that assisted the department in locating this suspect. 

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A MURDER

Killeen, TX (September 22, 2020): A 48-year old male is wanted for Murder after shooting a female at a residence in the 2600 block of Lewis Street. 

The Killeen Police Department was called on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at approximately 8:22 p.m., to a residence in reference to a shooting victim.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a female victim suffering from a gunshot wound.   She was airlifted to Baylor Scott and White in critical condition. 

On Monday, September 21, 2020, the victim, 43-year old Emma Jones, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at 8:10 p.m. by Justice of the Peace GW Ivey. 

Through the investigation detectives found that the victim and suspect were involved in a domestic disturbance which led to the shooting.  The suspect was identified by witnesses on scene. 

The case was presented to the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was returned charging 48-year old Chance Anthony Harrison with Murder. 

A warrant has been issued for Harrison’s arrest and he is considered armed and dangerous.

Ofelia Miramontez

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

KILLEEN POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A MURDER

Killeen, TX (September 22, 2020): A 48-year old male is wanted for Murder after shooting a female at a residence in the 2600 block of Lewis Street. 

The Killeen Police Department was called on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at approximately 8:22 p.m., to a residence in reference to a shooting victim.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a female victim suffering from a gunshot wound.   She was airlifted to Baylor Scott and White in critical condition. 

On Monday, September 21, 2020, the victim, 43-year old Emma Jones, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at 8:10 p.m. by Justice of the Peace GW Ivey. 

Through the investigation detectives found that the victim and suspect were involved in a domestic disturbance which led to the shooting.  The suspect was identified by witnesses on scene. 

The case was presented to the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was returned charging 48-year old Chance Anthony Harrison with Murder. 

CHANCE ANTHONY HARRISON

A warrant has been issued for Harrison’s arrest and he is considered armed and dangerous. 

Detectives are asking anyone who may know the whereabouts of Harrison, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at 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 and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Ofelia Miramontez

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

Update to Death Investigation on Williamette Lane

Press Release

For Immediate Release

September 18, 2020

UPDATE – September 18, 2020

The 14-year-old juvenile pronounced deceased on Monday, September 14, 2020 is identified as Jervontrae Robinson.  Robinson was at his residence when he suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the chest.  Killeen Police Homicide Detectives have interviewed an additional juvenile that was present when the shooting occurred.  The case continues to be investigated and is considered a murder investigation.  Further information will be released as it becomes available. 

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Killeen Police Conduct Death Investigation 

On Monday, September 14, 2020, at approximately 4:02 p.m., Killeen Police were dispatched to the 5000 block of Williamette Ln. in reference to an unresponsive juvenile within the residence.  Upon officer’s arrival they began CPR and the juvenile was transported to Darnall Army Medical Center.  

The juvenile, a 14-year-old male, was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 5:43 p.m.  He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.  The investigation is ongoing, and more information will be released as it becomes available.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are asking anyone who may have seen anything or has any information to contact us at 501-8800.

Killeen Police Investigate Traffic Fatality on IH 14

Press Release

For Immediate Release

September 18, 2020

Traffic Fatality on Interstate 14

On Friday, September 18, 2020, at approximately 6:54 a.m. the Killeen Police Department responded to an auto pedestrian crash on westbound Interstate 14, near Rosewood Drive, after receiving several 911 calls.  Officers arrived on scene and found a 77-year-old male fatally injured.  Several citizens had stopped to render first aid and pull the male from the roadway.

The Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit responded to investigate the accident.  Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the male deceased at 7:43 a.m.  An autopsy has been ordered to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.  The name of the deceased individual is being held pending next of kin notification.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the 77-year-old male was walking westbound, in the center lane of westbound IH 14, pushing a bicycle, when he was struck by multiple vehicles.  Several vehicles that struck the male did not stop and the Traffic Unit would like to speak with the operators of those vehicles, or any other witnesses, about the accident.  The case remains under investigation and more information will be released as it becomes available.

Update to Shooting on Fairview Drive

Press Release

For Immediate Release

September 18, 2020

UPDATE – September 18, 2020

Offense upgraded to Murder Investigation

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division were notified that the victim in this offense succumbed to their injuries.  The victim is identified as Jonathon Allen Hampton, 24, of Killeen.  Justice of the Peace Theodore Duffield pronounced Hampton deceased at Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple.  An autopsy was ordered to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Detectives with the Homicide Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest.  The images are of an individual wanted for questioning related to this offense.  This individual also owns, or had access to, the white Volvo S60 pictured in the security footage.

Please contact the department at 254-501-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at 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 and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

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Killeen Police Investigate Aggravated Assault on Fairview Drive

On Monday, September 14, 2020, at approximately 2:19 a.m., Killeen Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of Fairview Dr. in reference to a shooting.  The victim, a 24-year-old male, was transported by helicopter to Baylor Scott and White in Temple.  The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head and remains in critical condition.

Detectives continue to investigate this case and more information will be released as it becomes available.   

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this offense, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at 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 and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Killeen Police Investigate Aggravated Assault on Fairview Drive

On Monday, September 14, 2020, at approximately 2:19 a.m., Killeen Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of Fairview Dr. in reference to a shooting.  The victim, a 24-year-old male, was transported by helicopter to Baylor Scott and White in Temple.  The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head and remains in critical condition.

Detectives continue to investigate this case and more information will be released as it becomes available.   

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this offense, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at 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 and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Killeen Police Conduct Death Investigation

On Monday, September 14, 2020, at approximately 4:02 p.m., Killeen Police were dispatched to the 5000 block of Williamette Ln. in reference to an unresponsive juvenile within the residence.  Upon officer’s arrival they began CPR and the juvenile was transported to Darnall Army Medical Center. 

The juvenile, a 14-year-old male, was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 5:43 p.m.  He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.  The investigation is ongoing, and more information will be released as it becomes available.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are asking anyone who may have seen anything or has any information to contact us at 501-8800.

We Need the Public’s Help Identifying Two Persons of Interest


On March 16, 2020, officers were dispatched to the 2900 block of Lake Road in reference to a 911 call about shots fired. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located an unresponsive male in the parking lot of an apartment complex suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, Terrance Darnell Iles, 22, was pronounced deceased at the scene.


Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division, Homicide Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying these individuals. We know the images are distorted and blurry but if you recognize them or have any information about this Homicide, please contact (254) 501-7822.

Drug Distributor Arrested in Killeen

The Killeen Police Department Criminal Investigation Division, Organized Crime Unit in conjunction with the Bell County Sheriff’s Department conducted a narcotics investigation on a suspected narcotic distributor. 

On Friday, August 28, 2020, Vincent Barnett, 42, was located and arrested at the Killeen Regional Airport without incident.  The suspect was found to be in possession of approximately 220 grams of Heroin, 60 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a large sum of U.S. currency. The street value of the narcotics seized is approximately $17,800.

This investigation was successful due to the cooperation and communication between the Killeen Police Department and the Bell County Sheriff’s Department.   

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department