Update: Kelvin Javar Jones has also been charged with the possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was charged by the United States Attorney's Office - Waco Division. He is in the Bell County Jail as of 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
One man is in jail after he opened fire on Killeen police officers Sunday night, according to police.
Kelvin Javar Jones, 54, was arrested after a chase around 8:30 p.m. After he ran from police, officers found him in the 1300 block of Loyal Lane.
Officers went to the 1300 block of Cavalry Lane, near Old FM 440 Road, after receiving a report of several armed suspects who were armed with “AR-15 type equipment with lasers,” according to the affidavit for arrest. Five officers responded, due to the nature of the call.
As police approached the area, an officer saw a suspect crouched down in between two cars parked across the street. That suspect, later identified as Jones, popped up and started to shoot at the officers, according to the affidavit.
Officers returned fire, and Jones ran away, police said. Two officers followed him until he climbed a fence, according to the affidavit. While climbing the fence, Jones lost both of his shoes.
One officer saw a light coming from the back door of a home in the 1300 block of Loyal Lane. He then heard Jones say “Here I am,” and saw a man emerge with no shoes.
A semi-automatic firearm was found in the 1300 block of Cavalry Lane, and Jones’ cellphone was found in between the two cars that Jones stood between while firing at officers, according to the affidavit. A live round of ammunition was found in Jones left front pants pocket, and matched the ammunition found in the gun, police said.
Residents were evacuated from their homes during the incident, and several roads were shut down, according to police.
Jones was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke and issued a $500,000 bond.
The other two men said to have been involved in the officer involved shooting on Cavalry Lane on Sunday were taken into custody in connection to another case, according to Killeen police spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez. Their names have not been released by KPD.
The officers who fired their weapons were placed on administrative leave as a part of department protocol, but were back on patrol as of Wednesday.