HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas — Police have identified the victim of Monday’s shooting at the intersection of access road Central Texas Expressway and Indian Trail.
Harker Heights police say Ty Andre Gentle, 19, of Copperas Cove, was ambushed and killed. He died as a result of injuries sustained when he was shot multiple times.
Police say Gentle was at the light of the major intersection when a car with four men came from behind and began firing shots from the back seat.
According to a news release, police are asking anyone with information to contact Harker Heights Police Criminal Investigations Division at (254) 953-5440, or Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477). They can also report online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.
The investigation continues. No other information would be made available, Harker Heights police said.
The Harker Heights Police Department investigated a fatal shooting Monday afternoon.
Officers responded around 2:45 p.m to a report of a shooting at the intersection of access road Central Texas Expressway and Indian Trail. Police said a victim was at the light of the major intersection when a car with four men came from behind and began firing shots from the back seat.
"Witnesses said they saw different types of guns used in the shooting," Harker Heights police said. "The victim had multiple gunshot wounds and succumb[ed] to his injuries."
The suspect vehicle was possibly a silver or grey sedan, according to police. The victim's identity is been withheld pending next of kin notification.
The road of access highway Central Texas Expressway and Indian Trail is now back open to traffic.
The investigation is ongoing at this time, with no other information available.