One man is dead after being shot Monday night in west Killeen, police said.

Killeen police went to the 2800 block of Kerrville Court around 9:05 p.m., according to KPD spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez.

Police went to the residence for a call of shots fired. When officers got to the residence, they saw a man on the ground in front of the residence. 

Police said the man, who was identified as Ricky Darnell Ball, 30, had a gunshot wound and was not breathing. 

Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the man dead at 9:49 p.m. Monday.

Police are investigating as a criminal homicide.

Detectives with KPD's Homicide Unit are investigating the shooting. Anyone with information should call Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477, Miramontez said.

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