15 year old killed, 2 others injured in Killeen shooting

KILLEN, Texas – A 15-year-old boy died and two others were injured after a shooting in Killeen on Monday morning, according to police.

The Killeen Police Department says officers were dispatched to the 3600 block of Zephyr Road just after 10am on May 8 in reference to shots being fired. Officers arrived at the Star Mart Convenience Store and found shell casings in the parking lot.

While officers were en route to Zephyr Road, they were told that a shooting victim was on Becker Drive and other officers were sent to the 1600 block where they found three male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

The three were airlifted to several hospitals in the area and two are currently listed in stable condition. The third victim, the 15-year-old, died of his injuries and was pronounced dead at 12.40pm


His name was withheld by the police pending notification of his next of kin.

Killeen Police say this is the fourth killing for the town this year and no arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who may have seen anything or has information about the incident, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online. You can also download the P3Tips app for IOS or Android and tip anonymously. All information is confidential and anonymous, and if your tip results in the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash.

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