Killeen Police Identifies Murder Victim

Killeen, TX (September 10, 2021): The victim in this Murder has been identified as Braylon Tyrese Hines.

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.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A MURDER

Killeen, TX (September 5, 2021): Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division, Homicide Unit, are investigating the tenth murder in the City of Killeen for 2021.

At approximately 8:07 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Liberty 6 Motel located at 529 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd. in reference to a shooting victim. Upon arrival, officers located two males suffering from a gunshot wound. One was unconscious lying on the ground and the second was alert. The second male, 32, was transported to Baylor Scott & White in Temple in stable condition.

One male victim, 21, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 8:52 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at the scene. 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 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 Investigate a Shooting on Stardust

Killeen, TX (September 8, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old female victim.

Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Stardust Drive on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at approximately 11:25 p.m., in reference to a shots fired disturbance. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a white sedan in the roadway with a female driver suffering from a gunshot wound. She was immediately airlifted to Baylor Scott & White in critical condition.

The victim succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 2:20 a.m. by Justice of the Peace Keith Reed. 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.

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

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 Arrest Suspect in Shooting Investigation

Killeen, TX (September 7, 2021): Killeen Police arrest 24-year-old in a late night shooting on Elms Road.

On September 4, 2021, at approximately 1:54 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 100 block of W. Elms Road in reference to a shooting victim. As officers were in route to the scene, they were advised that a gunshot victim was at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights and was subsequently being airlifted to Baylor Scott and White in Temple.

Through the investigation, detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit were able to identify the suspect in this incident. On September 5, 2021, the case was presented to the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was returned charging 24-year-old Nakealon Keunte Mosley with Aggravated Assault Family Member with a Deadly Weapon. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke issued a warrant for his arrest and set his bond at $500,000. Mosley was located and arrested. He is currently in the Bell County Jail.

The current condition of the victim is stable but critical.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Late-Night Murder

Killeen, TX (September 7, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating the murder of an 18-year-old male victim.

On September 6, 2021, at approximately 11:31 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 4500 block of Westcliff Road in reference to a shots fired call. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a vehicle near an apartment building with a male driver suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim, 18, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at 12:34 a.m. by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at the scene. 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.

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

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 Investigate a Murder

Killeen, TX (September 5, 2021): Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division, Homicide Unit, are investigating the tenth murder in the City of Killeen for 2021.

At approximately 8:07 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Liberty 6 Motel located at 529 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd. in reference to a shooting victim. Upon arrival, officers located two males suffering from a gunshot wound. One was unconscious lying on the ground and the second was alert. The second male, 32, was transported to Baylor Scott & White in Temple in stable condition.

One male victim, 21, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 8:52 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at the scene. 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 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 Identify Pedestrian in Fatal Crash

The pedestrian has been identified as Alyssa Danielle Davis, 30.

The Traffic Unit continues to investigate this crash and there is no other information at this time.

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Killeen, TX (August 27, 2021): Killeen Police investigates a pedestrian crash that occurred in the late evening hours.

On Thursday, August 26, 2021, at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 3500 block of East Rancier Avenue, near Long Branch Park, in reference to a crash involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a female lying in the roadway. Officers immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a white Chevy Silverado was traveling westbound in the outside lane on E. Rancier Avenue when it collided with the pedestrian that was walking westbound on E. Rancier Avenue in the roadway. The pedestrian was transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

The female pedestrian succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 11:17 p.m. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The name of the pedestrian has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The Traffic Unit continues to investigate this crash and there is no other information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Late-Night Pedestrian Crash

Killeen, TX (August 27, 2021): Killeen Police investigates a pedestrian crash that occurred in the late evening hours.

On Thursday, August 26, 2021, at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 3500 block of East Rancier Avenue, near Long Branch Park, in reference to a crash involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a female lying in the roadway. Officers immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a white Chevy Silverado was traveling westbound in the outside lane on E. Rancier Avenue when it collided with the pedestrian that was walking westbound on E. Rancier Avenue in the roadway. The pedestrian was transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

The female pedestrian succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 11:17 p.m. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The name of the pedestrian has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The Traffic Unit continues to investigate this crash and there is no other information at this time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Seek a Second Witness in Pedestrian Fatality

Killeen, TX (August 19, 2021): Investigators with the Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit seek the assistance from the community to identify a second witness.

Through the investigation, surveillance video caught this light colored SUV, seen in this photo, at the scene of the pedestrian fatality that occurred in the 4200 block of East Veterans Memorial Boulevard that took the life of 37-year-old Yolanda Monique Butler. The photo is poor quality, however, investigators believe that the driver of this SUV may have seen something that could help with the investigation. The driver left before speaking with officers or being identified. They do not believe that this vehicle was involved in the crash, nor should it have any relevant damage.

Investigators asking anyone who may have any information about this vehicle or crash, to contact the Killeen Police Department at 254-501-8800 or the Bell County 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.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Locate Witness

Killeen, TX (August 18, 2021):  The witness has been identified and located. 

We would like to thank the community for assisting the department in this investigation.

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

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Killeen Police Traffic Unit Seeks the Identity of a Witness

Killeen, TX (August 18, 2021): Investigators with the Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit seek the assistance from the community to identify a witness.

Investigators are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the person in these photos. Through the investigation, they believe that this person was on scene in the 4200 block of East Veterans Memorial Boulevard immediately after the hit and run crash that took the life of 37-year-old Yolanda Monique Butler. Investigators believe that this person may have valuable information that could help with the investigation, however, this person left before speaking with officers or being identified. This person was operating a 2019-2020 blue Buick Encore with unknown license plates. Investigators do not believe that the Buick was involved in the crash, nor should it have any relevant damage.

Investigators asking anyone who may know this person or has any information about this crash, to contact the Killeen Police Department at 254-501-8800 or 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 at this time no other information will be released.

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NEWS RELEASE: KILLEEN POLICE INVESTIGATE A PEDESTRIAN FATALITY

Killeen, TX (August 16, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating a pedestrian fatality on Veterans Memorial Blvd.

On Sunday, August 15, 2021, at approximately 12:20 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of East Veterans Memorial Blvd. in reference to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian was walking westbound in the center turn lane when an unknown make and model vehicle traveling westbound in the inside lane struck the pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and render aid and continued to travel westbound.

The victim, 37-year-old Yolanda Monique Butler, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 1:03 a.m.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything, has any videos or any information about this crash, 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 at this time no other information will be released.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigate a Pedestrian Fatality on Veterans Memorial Boulevard

Killeen, TX (August 16, 2021): Killeen Police are investigating a pedestrian fatality on Veterans Memorial Blvd.

On Sunday, August 15, 2021, at approximately 12:20 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of East Veterans Memorial Blvd. in reference to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian was walking westbound in the center turn lane when an unknown make and model vehicle traveling westbound in the inside lane struck the pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and render aid and continued to travel westbound.

The victim, 37-year-old Yolanda Monique Butler, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 1:03 a.m.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything, has any videos or any information about this crash, 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 at this time no other information will be released.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department