WACO, Texas – A TSTC student is dead after a shooting on Webb Avenue, four minutes away from the TSTC campus.
Texas Rangers say the incident happened on Sunday morning around 1:00 a.m.
According to an affidavit, the suspect, 20-year-old Taylor McKibben, called TSTC Police during an argument with a woman.
McKibben said he and the victim, Samantha Dragoo, were arguing about their relationship. He says she picked up a hammer and attacked him.
This is when he shot her in the chest.
Both were students at TSTC. According to an email from the college directed to staff, Dragoo was a part of the Avionics program. She previously served in the Coast Guard.
In addition, she graduated from Temple High School and leaves behind a young son.
McKibben was booked at McLennan County Jail and released on bond. His bail was $75,000.