A Killeen police vehicle blocks off the 4200 block of Corinne Drive in Killeen Friday morning.

Update, 4:04 p.m.: Killeen police have confirmed that the suspected robber, James Centron Taylor Mitchell Jr., 18, died at a local hospital.

He was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke. He ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Killeen police confirmed it was the homeowner who shot Mitchell. 

Update, 11:15 a.m.: Killeen police were called to the 4200 block of Corrine Drive on a burglary call at 9:50 a.m. Friday morning. While officers were en route they were advised that shots were fired. Preliminary investigation indicated that a suspect was shot. He was taken to Darnall.

Neighbors are reporting gunshots were fired and there is a heavy police presence in a southwest Killeen neighborhood this morning.

The gunshots were reported in a residential area along Corinne Drive, near Bunny Trail and Clear Creek Road shortly before 10 a.m. Friday.

A Killeen police vehicle blocked off the 4200 block of Corinne Drive, and multiple other police cars are at the scene.

This report will be updated.

Monique Brand - Killeen Daily Herald

mbrand@kdhnews.com | 254-501-7567


Staff Reporter

Monique 'Mo' Brand joined the Herald in May 2019. Before that, she covered border coverage and county government in Arizona. She also worked as a reporter in Kerrville, Los Angeles, and Norfolk Virginia. Monique grew up in Killeen.

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