3 people critically injured in Killeen shooting

POSTED: Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 1:29pm
UPDATED: Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 1:56pm

Three people were critically injured Thursday evening in a shooting outside of a Killeen convenience store.

At 5:27 p.m., officials received a 911 call on shots fired in the 1700 block of Old FM 44. When officers arrived, they learned three men had been shot in their SUV by a black male with dreads outside the Star Mart Convenience Store.

The three victims were immediately taken to nearby hospitals-- two by ambulance and one by helicopter.

Witnesses say the gunman got back into his white Lincoln Towncar and headed south on Old FM 440.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this shooting to contact the Bell County Crime Stoppers at (254)526-TIPS or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com or text BELLCO along with the tip to 274367. Text STOP to stop or text HELP for help sending the tip. All information is confidential and if your tip results in the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this shooting you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

The case remains under investigation.


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