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Killeen police investigating woman fatally shot, man's ‘self-inflicted’ gunshot wound

Posted at 3:30 PM, Mar 11, 2022

Killeen police have identified a man and woman involved in a domestic relationship, after both were found dead in a possible murder-suicide.

Police said the man was found with a ‘self-inflicted’ gunshot wound after officers responded around 12:20 p.m. to the 2600 block of Brook Hollow Circle to investigate reports that a suspicious man was armed.

"Upon the officers arrival, they located a male with a self-inflicted gunshot wound," said police. "While officers were on scene, they were advised about an unconscious female at a residence located in the 5800 block of Redstone Drive."

Officers arrived at the second located to find the woman, 25-year-old Neosha A. Johnson, deceased with a gunshot wound, police said.

Johnson was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 2:12 p.m. An autopsy will be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The man was identified as 29-year-old Robert E. Whitaker III. Police said he was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson at 1:25 p.m.

"At this point, we are in the early stages of the preliminary investigation of this case," said police. "Information will be released as it becomes available."