TSTC Student Shot and Killed

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WACO, Texas – A TSTC woman 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 him 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 was a Central Texas who 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.

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