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Suspect in April 1 shooting in Killeen caught by US Marshals

Posted at 12:03 PM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 13:03:23-04

KILLEEN, TX — Members of the US Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force found a man wanted in connection with an April shooting, according to Killeen Police.

Killeen PD spokesperson Ofelia Miramontez said the task force located 47-year-old Shawn Wayne Harris in the 600 block of Dimple and arrested him without incident.

He was transported to the Killeen City Jail and is now in the Bell County Jail.

Harris was identified as a suspect in an April 1 shooting on South Fort Hood Street.

According to Killeen Police, on April 1, 2020 at approximately 4:44pm, officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of South Fort Hood Street in reference to a shots fired call.

Upon arrival, both parties had left the area, but injuries had been reported.

Through the investigation, detectives were told that the victim was dropping off a relative at the Dollar Tree.

When the victim was driving away and was near the Lumber Liquidators, the suspect drove up to the victims vehicle and discharged a firearm, striking the victims vehicle and grazing their leg.

The victim refused medical treatment by EMS.

Detectives were able to identify the suspect and obtain a warrant.

On April 29, 2020, at approximately 2:30pm, members of the United States Marshals Service-Lone Star Fugitive Task Force located the suspect in the 600 block of Dimple and arrested him without incident.

Harris remains at the Bell County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and criminal mischief charge out of Harker Heights.

Harris' bond was set at a total of $105,000.