Killeen, Texas (KWKT) — The Killeen Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting that happened Thursday, on the north side of Killeen
Killeen Police officers responded to a 911 call in reference to a shooting that occurredat approximately 6:20 a.m., in the area of Murphy and Mimosa.
When officers arrived on scene, they located a 28-year-old male who was suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was immediately taken to the Carl R. Darnell Army Medical Center in critical condition.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was walking in the area of Murphy and Mimosa when an unknown vehicle approached the area and the occupant fired several shots and fled the area. The victim ran towards a vacant apartment in the 900 block of Mimosa where he remained until officers found him.
Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this shooting to contact Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477) or www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com or text BELLCO along with the tip to 274637 (CRIMES) text HELP to 274637 for help with the text, text STOP to 274637 to stop the text. Message and data rates may apply. All information is confidential and you will remain anonymous. If your tip results in the arrest of the person or persons responsible for this crime, you could be eligible for a reward up to $1000 in cash.