84-year-old indicted for murder of 80-year-old man - KXXV Central Texas News Now

84-year-old indicted for murder of 80-year-old man

(Source: Killeen Police Department) (Source: Killeen Police Department)

The suspect of a Killeen murder was indicted on Wednesday. 84-year-old Santiago Vasquez is in the Bell County Jail with a bond set at $1 million.

The Killeen Police Department said there was a deadly shooting near Ellison High School on the 2800 block of Fishpond late May.

Police said a verbal altercation between two men turned physical, and the suspect hit the victim with a cane. As the victim was walking away, the suspect shot him.

Police found the victim dead at the scene. Police said one man is in custody.

Police said the victim was 80 years old. He has been identified as John Seth Jr. of Killeen. 

An autopsy has been ordered to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensics Sciences of Dallas.  

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