Killeen police: Shooting near Killeen Mall leaves one officer dead
Killeen police: Killeen, Tex. tactical officers went to the complex about midnight Saturday after a man was reported threatening people in the pool with a gun.
A¬†police¬†officer is dead and another is wounded after a shootout at a Central Texas apartment complex with a man armed with a military-style assault weapon.
The suspect also was killed in the shootout at the Grandon Manor Apartments, near¬†Killeen¬†Mall.
Killeen¬†tactical officers went to the complex about midnight Saturday after a man was reported threatening people in the pool with a gun. A¬†police¬†statement says officers found the man in an apartment and tried to talk him out when he fired one shot.
Police¬†say the man then came to the door with hands up but wouldn't come out. He backed deeper the apartment, grabbed the rifle and began¬†shooting¬†at officers, wounding two, one fatally. Other officers killed the suspect.
Identities haven't been released.