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Killeen Police identify officer involved, man shot and killed in officer-involved shooting

Killeen Chief of Police issues statement
Killeen Police Department
Posted at 6:15 PM, Jan 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-13 19:25:26-05

KILLEEN, TX — The Killeen Police Department has released the identity of the man shot and killed as well as the officer involved in a deadly officer-involved shooting.

Both the department and the Texas Rangers are investigating after psychiatric 911 call turned deadly Sunday.

The man has been identified as 52-year-old Patrick Lynn Warren, Sr. of Killeen.

The officer has been identified as Officer Reynaldo Contreras, a 5-year veteran of the department. Killeen PD says he remains on administrative leave pending the results of the investigation.

The Texas Rangers are spearheading the investigation into the shooting, while Killeen PD is conducting a separate Internal Affairs investigation.

Police Chief Charles Kimble issued the following statement to the public:

"This incident is rightfully of great concern to the community. As Killeen Police Chief, it is my duty to ensure a thorough investigation is conducted so that all parties, including the public, have the answers they seek. There are many more facts in this case that are not publicly available at this time. I assure you that more information will be made available as soon as appropriate, and I ask for your patience as both investigations proceed."