KILLEN, Texas - The Killen Police Department is investigating a late-night shooting.
On Monday, police were called to the 3700 block of Dustin Court at around 10:55 p.m. in reference to a 911 call about a shooting victim. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive male lying in front of a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
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The victim was later identified as 22-year-old Michael Steven Wardrobe. Wardrobe succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene at approximately 11:22 p.m.
A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and suspect were involved in an altercation that became physical. According to police, during the altercation, the suspect fired several shots at the victim and fled the scene.
The suspect was later identified as 22-year-old Jovino Jamel Roy.
Officers were able to locate the Roy at a nearby store and he was taken into custody and transported to the Killeen City Jail.
Roy is facing murder charges and his bond was set at $1 million. He is currently at the Bell County Jail.
Detectives with the Criminal OInvestiagion Divison, Homicide Unit, continue to investigate this case.