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Harker Heights police have released the name of the man who died Sunday morning after a shooting at Club Krush in Harker Heights.

The man has been identified as Michael Anthony Hackney Jr., 32, of Killeen.

Police officers are still investigating the shooting according to a press release issued by the Police Department.

According to the initial release, officers responded to a shooting at Club Krush, 201 W. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, around 3:27 a.m. Both club security and police officers performed CPR on Hackney before he was taken to Baylor Scott & White Hospital, where he died.

While on the scene, officers were informed of a second shooting victim who was transported to Fort Hood’s Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

According to the release, witnesses said the incident began as a verbal argument that led to a fight and then a shooting.

The suspect is described as a black male between 5-foot-4 and 5-foot-9. Police say he left the scene in a black or dark gray Dodge Charger.

The Harker Heights Police Criminal Investigation Division is asking anyone with information about this homicide to contact them at 254-953-5440. Individuals may also provide information to Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

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