According to a news release, Killeen police officers were called to the 1700 block of Old FM 440 on Sunday about 3:30 p.m. in response to a report of a gunshot inside a home.
Officers arrived and found an adult guy with no signs of life and what seemed to be a fatal gunshot wound.
On Sunday afternoon, authorities could be heard announcing over the police scanner that the male victim had suffered a gunshot wound to the head.
At 4:24 p.m., Kenny Ray Morgan, the male, was declared dead by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson.
Several Killeen Police Department vehicles, including a fire truck and ambulance from the Killeen Fire Department and EMS personnel, could be seen at the scene, which was a two-story multi-unit building. One individual on a stretcher was seen being rolled into an ambulance by a two-member EMS crew. Other officers could be seen conversing with nearby residents.
When Killeen police responded to an early morning call on Sunday, they discovered two assault victims at a home in the 800 block of Valley Drive who had been shot.
“A black man suspect with a short, fading hairdo is the subject of this description. He was seen walking around in light colored jeans, dark shoes, an unbuttoned black top over a white t-shirt. The individual is seen holding a dark firearm, the press report states.
A Facebook post claims that Killeen police discovered two people with gunshot wounds: a 35-year-old male and a 40-year-old female.
One person was transported by helicopter and the other by ambulance to Baylor Scott and White. Both victims’ conditions are still stable, according to the post.
The public is being urged to help deputies identify or find the suspect.
“Initial investigation revealed a male suspect shot the two victims inside a house and fled the scene in a silver car,” the report stated.
According to a news release, Killeen police officers were called to the 100 block of North 4th Street in regard to a gunshot victim at 4:48 a.m. on Sunday in an unrelated shooting. Officers arrived and found a man who was 39 years old and had been shot.
“Officers began to administer life-saving techniques until Killeen EMS arrived. The man was then flown by helicopter to Baylor Scott and White Hospital.
The man was shot while he was inside a building with a crowd of people, according to the initial inquiry, the release added. The man’s status is currently described as critical but stable. Currently, no one is in custody.
Detectives are requesting that anybody with information regarding these shootings or any possible sightings call Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.
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