A man received life-threatening injuries Thursday in a shooting in downtown Killeen, according to police.

The wounded man had been found in the 1300 block of North Fourth Street by officers responding to a shooting report at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, police said.

The man was airlifted to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. A medical helicopter had landed at Fourth and Church streets shortly after 5:30 p.m.

A person suspected in the shooting was apprehended, said KPD spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez at about 6:30 p.m. The person had fled in a vehicle, and police located the vehicle, she said. 

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