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UPDATE: Killeen officials release name of man killed in Monday shooting

POSTED: Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 2:59pm
UPDATED: Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 4:41pm

UPDATE: Killeen officials release name of man killed in Monday shooting

ORIGINAL REPORT: One person is dead after an early morning shooting in Killeen Monday.

Killeen Police are investigating a possible murder that took place around 2:16 a.m. in the 1400 block of E. Ave G.

Callers told dispatchers they heard shots fired in the area, and when officers arrived, they found a man lying outside in front of the porch with a gunshot wound to his chest. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the victim deceased and ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The identity of the victim is unknown at this time.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this shooting to contact Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477) or go online at or text KILLEEN along with the tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel, text HELP to 274637 for help. Message & Data rates may apply. All information is confidential and you can remain anonymous. If your tip results in the arrest of the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

This case continues to be investigated and information will be provided as it becomes available.


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