Harry Alvin Parsons


Killeen Police Department's suspect in the shooting death of a 48-year-old woman Saturday night is now in Bell County Jail.

Harry Alvin Parsons, 27, was booked into the county jail late Tuesday night. He is suspected of killing 48-year-old Veronica Denise Avant, a bystander in the shooting which occurred inside an apartment in the 500 block of Esther Circle in Killeen.

Parsons, a Newport News, Va., resident, is the ex-boyfriend of a woman involved in the incident. He has been charged with first-degree felony murder. His bail is set at $1 million.

Contact Philip Jankowski at philipj@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7553

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