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Harker Heights: Police make arrest after deadly shooting at nightclub

Cleve Dantron Marcel Franklin, 26, of Austin, was in custody Thursday in connection with a...
Cleve Dantron Marcel Franklin, 26, of Austin, was in custody Thursday in connection with a deadly weekend shooting at a Harker Heights nightclub. (Jail photo)(KWTX)
Published: Mar. 15, 2020 at 2:25 PM CDT
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Cleve Dantron Marcel Franklin, 26, of Austin, was in custody Thursday in connection with a deadly weekend shooting at a Harker Heights nightclub.

He was arrested Wednesday in Austin on a warrant charging murder.

He was held Thursday in the Bell County Jail in lieu of $1 million bond.

The shooting, which occurred at around 3:25 a.m. Sunday at Club Krush at 201 West Veterans Memorial Blvd., in Harker Heights, left Michael Anthony Hackney, Jr., of Killeen dead.

A second person was injured in the shooting and was taken to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The second victim has not been identified.

Authorities are asking anyone with information to call the Harker Heights Police Criminal Investigation Division at (254) 953-5440 or Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-TIPS.

Tips may also be submitted online.