Killeen Man Accused of Fatally Shooting Father
A Killeen man is behind bars after police say he shot his father during an argument.
Our news partners at KWTX-TV report that 21-year-old Mohammed Ali Qurashi, his father, 51-year-old Qutub Uddin Qurashi, and his mother were involved in a domestic dispute at their home in the 4900 block of Onion Road Sunday night.
Police responded to a report of a shooting there around 10:50 PM and found the elder Qurashi critically wounded from a gunshot. He was airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple, where he passed away Tuesday afternoon.
Mohammed Ali Qurashi was arrested at the scene. He remained in the Bell County Jail Wednesday with bond set at $100,000. A single charged of second degree felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon was listed on his roster entry.
In Temple, police are investigating two shooting that occurred over the weekend.
The first occurred shortly before 6:30 PM Saturday in the 1700 block of South First Street. First responders found a man injured by gunfire. He was transported to Scott & White with non-life-threatening injuries.
On Sunday, police responded to a call about a shooting victim in the 300 block of North 6th Street around 7 PM.
The 30-year-old victim, identified as Clayton Pratt, was pronounced dead at the scene.
In both cases, the gunman had fled the scene before officers arrived.
Anyone who may have information about either shooting to contact the Temple Police Department at (254) 298-5500. You can also reach out anonymously and confidentially to Bell County Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-8477, bellcountycrimestoppers.com, or via the P3Tips app. Information leading to an arrest could net a cash reward of up to $1,000.
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