KILLEEN, Texas - Killeen police and the Texas Rangers are investigating an officer-involved shooting.
Police said around 4:49 p.m. on April 5, officers responded to the Mickey’s Convenience Store at 3200 S. Fort Hood Street in reference to a disturbance.
When officers arrived, they were told a person was causing a disturbance in the parking lot. Officers made contact with the person and an altercation began.
Officials say officers were unsuccessful in using a taser and later, an officer shot his weapon and struck the person. The male was transported by paramedics to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.
As per protocol, the officer will be placed on administrative leave.