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Walker finds body of Killeen shooting suspect in Nolan Creek

Police identified the body as 43-year-old Nathan Erick Nance, the suspected gunman involved in a random shooting in the 600 block of W. Hallmark.
Credit: KCEN

KILLEEN, Texas — A body was found in the Priest Dr. area Wednesday, according to the Killeen Police Department.

Police said someone found the man's body while walking in Nolan Creek around 3:15 p.m.

The body was not immediately identifiable, and it was not clear how long it had been in the creek.

On Thursday, KPD said the body had been identified as 43-year-old Nathan Erick Nance, the suspected gunman in a random shooting that happened just blocks away from where the body was found.

Police said around 6:45 a.m. Oct. 10 multiple callers reported the gunman running and shooting at random in the 600 block of W. Hallmark.

RELATED: Search underway for man who randomly started shooting near Killeen apartment complex, police say

The body was sent for autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The Killeen Fire Department helped pull the body from the creek. The scene started to clear around 5:50 p.m.

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