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23-year-old hospitalized after shooting on Clinkenbeard Drive

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Posted at 9:38 AM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-06 10:38:51-05

KILLEEN, TX — A 23-year-old male is in the hospital after being shot while inside a residence near Clinkenbeard Drive in Killeen Friday.

On February 5, 2021, at approximately 9:57 p.m., Killeen Police were dispatched to the 3100 block of Clinkenbeard Drive in reference to a 911 call about a shooting victim.

Officers located a male suffering from a gunshot wound when they arrived.

He was airlifted to Baylor Scott & White in critical but stable condition, according to Killeen Police.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was inside a residence when someone banged on the front door.

As the victim was opening the door, gunshots were fired, striking him.

Police say witnesses immediately called 911.

No other injuries were reported.

The investigation is ongoing.

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this shooting, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.