A shooting in the vicinity of a Bush's Chicken in Killeen, Texas brought crime tape and officers to Clear Creek Road on Thursday August 25, 2022.

Killeen Police Department spokesperson Ofelia Miramontez released the following statement when we contacted her for information:

"The Killeen Police Department is currently conducting a shooting investigation. Officers were dispatched to the 3800 block of Clear Creek Road at approximately 12:28pm in reference to a shots fired call.  At this time we do not have any reported victim(s). Investigation is ongoing"

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Jacob Brooks with the Killeen Daily Herald reported seeing police vehicles outside the Bush's at 2 PM. Officers on the scene declined to speak about the situation at hand.

This incident comes days after two students were found to be carrying firearms in Corpus Christi. Nobody was injured after one student led officers on a foot chase after a school staff member approached the unnamed student.

A second student was also taken into custody while investigations were underway, while the second unnamed student also possessing a gun. At the time of writing, charges against those students remain unknown.

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Keeping each other safe is of the utmost importance.

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