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Killeen Police investigate an early evening Homicide on Brownsville Drive.

Officers received calls from people who heard numerous shots fired in the area of Brownsville Drive at 6:18pm, on Monday, January 16, 2017.    While officers were responding to the area, they were told that there was now a gunshot victim.  Officers arrived in the 3200 block of Brownsville Drive to find a 31 year old male lying in the roadway.  Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown pronounced the victim, Harry Louis Polite III, deceased at the scene and ordered and autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this shooting, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS and Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information given is anonymous and confidential, and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible for this Homicide, you could be eligible for reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division, Homicide Unit, continue to investigate this case and will release further information as it becomes available.


Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department