Teen found dead near vacant lot identified as Fort Hood soldier

Posted at 2:35 PM, Apr 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-21 10:38:18-04

Fort Hood officials said the teen who was killed Monday night after being shot and was found near a vacant lot was a soldier.

19-year-old Private Justin Antwan Lewis entered active duty in August 2016.

Killeen police said Lewis was found in the 700 block of W. Ave C Monday night.

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

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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