Murder charge filed in Killeen shooting case

Killeen PD
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 11:52am

A murder charge has been filed against a man Killeen PD believes shot a woman to death early Monday morning.

Daniel Lorenzo Wilson, 41, was arrested and charged for the death of Karen Louise Edwards, 43.

Wilson is currently in the Bell County Jail and his bond has been set at $1,000,000.

Killeen Police received a 911 call, Monday, December 9, at 5:23 a.m., from a woman who said she was taken hostage by a man in the 900 block of Mimosa Drive. The woman told officers she was able to escape from the apartment and that the man was still inside with a weapon.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the witness was at 916 Mimosa #1 with a 41-year-old man, when the victim knocked on the door to speak with the man. The man and the victim exchanged words in the doorway when the he shot her. The suspect then threatened the witness and took her hostage and sometime later, she was able to escape unharmed and call 911.

Officers arrived and spoke with the witness and located the body of the victim behind 919 Mimosa. The tactical response unit was deployed and convinced the suspect to surrender. He was taken into custody without incident at 7:24 a.m.

 

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