Mother shot, killed while visiting son’s gravesite in Killeen
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) - Killeen Police are investigating a shooting at a cemetery that left a 52-year-old woman dead and a second victim suffering from minor injuries.
The shooting occurred shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 at the Calvary Baptist Church Garden of Memories Cemetery in the 13000 block of State Highway 195.
KWTX spoke with the victim’s ex-husband, Kineh N’Gaojia, who identified the slain woman as Yolanda N’Gaojia. The couple, now divorced, had three children together.
The husband said his ex-wife was visiting their son Amir’s gravesite on what would have been Amir’s 22nd birthday when she was struck by gunfire. Amir died on New Year’s Day 2022.
Images captured at the scene by KWTX show a bullet-riddled, late-model Chevrolet Camaro taped off with yellow police tape.
Police have not officially confirmed the victim’s name. No information regarding a suspect or suspects is currently available.
The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about this murder, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477).
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