Late night shooting leaves one dead and one in custody, victim identified, suspect charged

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KILLEEN, Texas- On Wednesday, March 24th, the suspect, 22-year-old Jamel Roy was charged with the murder of 22-year-old Michael Steven Wardrobe.

Roy is currently in the Bell County Jail.

Bail is set for $1,000,000.

Killeen Homicide Detectives continue to investigate the shooting death of 22-year-old Michael Steven Wardrobe.

The investigation has revealed that the victim and the suspect were involved in a verbal altercation that became physical.

During the altercation, the suspect fired several shots at the victim and fled the area.

Officers in the are located the suspect at a nearby convenience store and he was taken into custody.

Below is the previous story:

Killeen Homicide Detectives are investigating after a man was shot to death.

The night of March 23rd, officers were dispatched to the 3700 block of Dustin Court in reference to a shooting victim at approximately 10:46pm.

The victim was found, in the front yard of a residence, with multiple gunshot wounds, and was pronounced dead at 11:22 p.m.

Police have arrested one suspect.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

KPD homicide is asking anyone with information to contact them.

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