Shooting At Cemetery In Killeen, Texas Leaves One Person Dead, One Wounded
Another shooting occurred in Killeen Tuesday night - one of many in the past few weeks.
Multiple shootings in Killeen Texas Over The Past Few Weeks
Killeen police officers were dispatched to the intersection of College Street and Dunn Avenue at 5:18 PM last Saturday, March 19 in response to a 9-1-1 call about a shooting.
According to investigators, three people were traveling west in a green Ford Mustang near Dunn Ave and 8th Street when shots were fired. The car continued to travel west on Dunn before the driver lost control on College Street and hit a parked car.
Police say a 10-year-old child was standing between the car that was struck and a parked SUV and was injured by the impact of the crash.
Earlier this month, Kendrick Donnell Gaines, a former soldier, was charged with Capital Murder and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and was booked into the Bell County Jail on March 14th. Gaines is accused of fatally shooting two children ages 6 and 11 during a domestic dispute. Their mother was wounded in the incident.
Tuesday evening, March 23, yet another shooting occurred in Killeen, this time on SH 195.
What Happened This Time?
KWTX reports that one person has been wounded after being shot in the 13000 block of SH 195.
If you wondered why the southbound lanes on SH 195 and 2484 were closed Tuesday evening, this was why.
Update On The Shooting In Killeen on SH195
According to the Killeen Police Department, officers were dispatched to Killeen's Cavalry Baptist Church Garden of Memories Cemetery at 5:03 p.m. Tuesday. Once they arrived, they found two victims who had been shot.
Who Were The Victims?
Ofelia Miramontez with the Killeen Police Department reports that the first victim, a 52-year-old female, succumbed to her injuries. The second victim had non-life-threatening injuries, and was treated then released at the scene of the crime.
New Year, Same Violence
Sadly, this is the ninth reported murder in Killeen so far in 2022. Police did not release the name of the woman who was fatally shot, and were still working to determine what led to the shooting as of Wednesday morning.
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