KILLEEN - UPDATE: (4/19/17): Killeen Police identified the victim in an April 17 homicide as Justin Lewis, 19.
A man, believed to be in his late teens or twenties, was found dead in Killeen late Monday night.
Police called his death a homicide, and they said they found him in the 700 block of W. Avenue C, shortly after they were dispatched to a report of shots fired near a vacant lot at 11:18 p.m. Police Spokesperson Ofelia Miramontez said she could not confirm whether or not the victim himself was shot -- or how he died.
He was officially pronounced dead at 12:34 a.m. by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke. And, an autopsy was pending, as of Tuesday morning.
Anyone will information about the homicide should call Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477 or submit a tip anonymously online by clicking here. You can also submit a tip through the app P3 tips, available on IOS and Android devices. Download the app by clicking here. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be paid a cash reward of up to $1,000.
More information was not immediately available. Expect updates.
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