Killeen Police identify man shot, killed at apartment complex

Police investigating 17th murder of the year
Killeen Police units at the scene of a shooting at the Archstone Apartments.
Killeen Police units at the scene of a shooting at the Archstone Apartments.(Eric Franklin)
Published: Nov. 15, 2021 at 2:20 PM CST
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) - Police on Wednesday, November 24, identified Dominic Nichols, 18, as the man shot and killed at an apartment complex on Monday, November 15.

The shooting was reported at about 2 p.m. on the 15th at the Archstone Apartments in the 600 block of Hallmark Avenue near the intersection with Fort Hood Street.

Upon the officers arrival at the complex, officers located a man, now identified as Nichols, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed Nichols and the suspect were in the parking lot of the apartment complex, when the suspect fired a gunshot at the victim, police said.

Nichols was able to get away and seek help, but succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Gregory Johnson shortly after 4 p.m. on the 15th.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the deadly shooting to contact the police department at 254-501-8800 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS(8477).

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