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The Killeen Police Department is investigating a parking lot shooting on Tucker Drive.

Officer responded to a report of shots fired in the 2800 block of Tucker Drive on Monday, November 9, 2015, at 5:20pm.  As the officers were responding, they were told that a man had been shot in the parking lot of 2814 Tucker.  The officers arrived to find a 41 year old black male suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim, Robert Byrd Jr., was transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased by medical authorities at 8:28pm.  Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Detectives are continuing to investigate this Murder and are asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at or text BELLCO along with the tip to 274637.  Text HELP to 274637 for help with the tip or text STOP to 274637 to stop the tip.  Message and data rates may apply. All information is anonymous and confidential; if your tip leads to the arrest of the suspect (s) involved in this case you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.



Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department