Killeen police are investigating a Wednesday evening shooting that left three men in critical condition.
Officers received a 911 call in reference to shots fired at 5:27 p.m. in the parking lot of the Star Mart Convenience Store in the 1700 block of Old Farm-to-Market 440. Upon arrival, officers found three men with gunshot wounds. Two men were transported by ambulance to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood. The third man was airlifted to Scott & White Hospital in Temple, according to a news release. All three men are in critical condition, police said.
Witnesses told police a black man with dreads got out of a white Lincoln Towncar, approached a maroon SUV and shot the three occupants. The suspect then fled south on Old FM 440.
Detectives are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-8477, go to www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com or text BELLCO along with the tip to 274367. All information is confidential, and tips leading to arrest could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.
Contact M. Clare Haefner at firstname.lastname@example.org or (254) 501-7551.