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Suspect identified in officer involved shooting in Killeen on Thursday

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Posted at 12:10 PM, May 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-14 15:10:07-04

KILLEEN, TEXAS — Shortly after 10:30 Thursday morning, the United States Marshals Office were serving a federal arrest warrant in the 1900 block of Alamo Avenue, when shots were fired.

Killeen Police reported that one person is dead.

On Friday, the Texas Rangers released the identity of the suspect as 40-year-old Samuel Roberto Pleasant Sr.

Next of kin have been notified.

USMS attempted to arrest Pleasant on Federal Felony warrant Felon in Possesion of a Firearm probation violation.

The U.S. Marshals Office and the Texas Rangers will be investigating the incident.

Authorities say there is no immediate danger to the public.

This is a developing story. We will update this article as we learn more information.