Update: Killeen police spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez identified the man found dead as 19-year-old Justin Lewis.


A man was shot and killed near a vacant lot in the 700 block of West Avenue C Monday night around 11:15 p.m., according to a news release from Killeen Police Department spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man not breathing. They were dispatched to the scene after a shots fired call.

Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the man dead at 12:34 a.m. Investigators have not identified the man, but he is believed to be in his late teens or early 20s.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information to contact Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477.

254-501-7552 | sullivan@kdhnews.com

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