Killeen Police Release Identity of Murdered Robbery Victim
Killeen police have released the identity of a man who was shot during an attempted robbery and later died in the hospital on March 11.
22-year-old Jonathon Tyrone Bridges was in the parking lot of the Hillcrest Apartments on Jennifer Drive around 11 a.m. when he was approached by another man. The man demanded money, then shot Bridges and got into a blue car driven by a woman. The car then sped away.
Bridges was conscious when emergency responders found him, but later died at Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple.
The crime remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Killeen Police Department at (254) 501-8830 or Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted at the Crime Stoppers website or by texting the word BELLCO along with the information to 274637.