A shooting in Killeen left a 19 year old victim hospitalized Wednesday morning.

Our news partner, KWTX, reports that police responded to a report of gunfire at a duplex in the 2800 Block of Leroy Circle around 12:45 AM.

The victim was discovered at the scene and transported to Scott & White Hospital in Temple in stable condition.

In a statement, Killeen Police Spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez said witnesses told police the victim and another man were involved in a verbal altercation, during which the suspect opened fire. Miramontez said the suspect fled north.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Bell County Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-8477 or bellcountycrimestoppers.com. Tips may also be submitted via the P3 Tips app. All information is anonymous and confidential, and a tip leading to an arrest and conviction could net a cash reward of up to $1,000.


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