Man hospitalized after early morning shooting

Posted at 10:15 PM, Jun 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-15 09:21:29-04

One man has been hospitalized after an early morning shooting in Killeen. This was the second shooting in Killeen Sunday morning.

Police responded to a 911 call of multiple shots being fired in the 2300 block of Botanical Drive. When officers arrived, they spoke with witnesses in the area but were unable to find a victim.

Just after 5:30 a.m. Sunday morning, officers were notified that a 28-year-old man was dropped off at Metroplex Hospital with a gunshot wound. The victim was later transported to Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital and is said to be stable.

The name of the victim hasn't been released at this time due to the ongoing investigation.

Killeen's Criminal Investigations Division will continue to investigate this incident.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this shooting to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477), go online at or text BELLCO along with their tip to 274637.