Killeen police investigate shooting death

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Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 4:49pm

Killeen police officers responded to a report of a man with a gun in the 3400 block of Stan Schlueter Loop on Saturday, at 9:46 p.m. The caller told police the man was wearing all black and was possibly armed with a shotgun.

An officer arrived in the area and located a silver Honda Accord with no lights, stopped in the roadway in the 4600 block of Lonesome Dove Dr. The officer saw a male in the driver’s seat slumped over and suffering from a gunshot wound and the back driver’s side window shattered. The officers began CPR, continuing until paramedics arrived and then took the man to a nearby hospital with life threatening injuries.

While the officers were searching the area for the male who was seen by witnesses with a gun, they located a suspicious male in the 3200 block of Gus Dr. After further investigation, the male was taken into custody and transported to the Killeen City Jail.

The victim, a 35-year-old Killeen resident, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by medical staff at 10:36pm.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin and the name of the suspect has been withheld pending further investigation and formal charges.

 

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