Update: Killeen murder victim identified

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Update: Killeen Police have released the name of the person killed Sunday, Sept. 5th at the Liberty 6 Motel.

Officers received a call about a shooting at the motel on East Veterans Memorial Boulevard at 8:07 p.m.

When they arrived, they found two men with gunshot wounds. One was awake and an ambulance took him to Baylor Scott & White in Temple.

The second victim, 21-year-old Braylon Tyrese Hines, was unconscious and died from his injuries. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke ordered an autopsy at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

If you know anything about this deadly shooting, contact the Bell County Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-TIPS (8477).

This is the 10th murder in Killeen in 2021.

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