Man found dead in vacant lot identified

Posted at 11:37 AM, Apr 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-19 15:34:28-04

Killeen police said that they are investigating a murder at the 700 block of W. Ave C Monday night.

Police identified the victim as Justin Lewis, 19. 

Police said that they received a call about shots fired near a vacant lot. When officers arrived, they found Lewis not breathing.

The Justice of the Peace pronounced Lewis dead after midnight.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this Homicide to contact Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at

Information is anonymous and confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

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