Multiple drive-by shootings in Killeen; Two rushed to local hospitals

Posted at 3:25 PM, Jun 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-15 17:03:48-04

Wednesday was a busy morning for the Killeen Police Department after five different drive-by shootings left two people wounded.

The first happened around 12:45 a.m on the 1300 block of Greenwood. The caller said they heard multiple gun shots in front of their home. Police were able to find some bullet holes in the house but no one was injured.

Shortly after police were called the Western Oaks Apartments on 38th Street and Lake Road. Upon arrival they found a woman who had been shot in the face. She was taken to Scott and White in Temple but is expected to be ok.

Witnesses told officers they saw a blue pick-up truck and heard gunfire. That's when they saw the woman bleeding and called for help. 

Officers then responded to Seton Hospital Emergency Room were a man was being treated for a gunshot wound to the hand.

He told them he went up to a four-plex near Roy Reynolds where several people were outside. Suddenly he heard shots ring out and felt a pain in his hand--That's when he realized he was shot. His friend dropped him off at the hospital.

The fourth incident happened at 3:03 a.m. on the 500 block of Willamette in South Killeen. Police found bullet holes at the house and in a car in the driveway. No one was injured. 

Almost an hour later officers arrived to the 600 Block of Emilie Lane. Witnesses say a dark colored sedan was in the area when they heard shots ring out There were no injuries.

Police were unable to find suspects in any of the cases. It is unknown if they are connected but are under separate investigations.

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