Local police say fight preceded deadly shooting

Killeen Police Station. (City of Killeen photo)
Killeen Police Station. (City of Killeen photo)(KWTX)
Published: Jan. 2, 2019 at 6:13 PM CST
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Killeen police confirmed Wednesday a burglary turned deadly shooting nearly two weeks after it happened.

Police responded just after 9 p.m. December 20, 2018, to the 4500 block of Westcliff Drive in reference to a burglary in progress.

Police said two men, the homeowner and the intruder, were involved in a verbal altercation that became physical.

During the fight, the intruder was shot.

Yorrick Trent Toms, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said its investigation is ongoing.


with Toms' mother in December.

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