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One person has died after Monday shooting in Killeen, one person detained

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Posted at 3:09 PM, Jun 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-11 12:07:50-04

KILLEEN, TX — Killeen Police were dispatched to the 300 block of S. 42nd Street in reference to shots fired on Monday, June 7, 2021, at approximately 12:34 pm.

When officers arrived on the scene, they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man was immediately transported to Carl R. Darnall Medical Center.

Preliminary investigation revealed the victim and the suspect were in a domestic altercation when the suspect brought out a handgun and fired at the victim.

The victim, identified as Anthony House, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at approximately 2:08 pm by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke.

An autopsy was ordered to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Police say one person has been detained through the investigation. The suspect is awaiting formal charges from the Bell County District Attorney's Office.

The investigation is still ongoing and no other information was made immediately available.

On Friday, June 11, Killeen PD announced that the person in custody was released pending further investigation.

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