The Killeen Police Department is asking for the public’s help after a Central Texas man's search for his missing car turned into aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, leaving him in critical condition.

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Early Friday morning, Killeen police responded to a home in the 3200 block of Woodrow Drive.

Stolen Car Led to Suspects

KWTX is reporting that a black Dodge Charger was reported stolen shortly before the owner of the vehicle searched the neighborhood. He found his car with the three suspects inside, and after confronting the men, one of them fired a shot at the victim.

He was airlifted from the scene to Baylor Scott and White Hospital, and is currently in critical condition. The suspects left the scene in the stolen vehicle, crashing the Charger in the 4300 block of Maggie Drive then abandoning it.

Killeen Crime Statistics

According to Neighborhood Scout, your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime in Killeen are one in fifty. A total number of 762 assaults were reported last year in the area.

Reporting Tips to Bell County Crimestoppers

Detectives are asking anyone who has video from the area of Maggie Drive and Woodrow Drive in Killeen, or any other information about this case, to contact the Killeen Police Department at 254-501-8800.

Tips can also be called in to Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477), or online at bellcountycrimestoppers.com. All information is confidential, anonymous, and if your tip leads to the arrest of those responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward of up to $1,000 in cash.

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According to FBI statistics, Texas had 438 violent crimes and 2,562 property crimes per 100,000 residents as of this year. For every 100,000 residents, there are 224 police officers statewide.

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