Argument leads to fight, shooting; victim taken to local hospital

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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) An argument late Thursday morning in Killeen led to a shooting in a residential neighborhood that sent one victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

Officers responded at around 11:30 a.m. Thursday to a report of gunfire in the 1700 block of Cole Street.

“Officers were told that the victim and suspect were involved in a verbal altercation that led physical. During the physical altercation, the victim was shot,” Killeen police spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez said in a press release.

The victim was taken to AdventHealth Central Texas, she said.

No further details were released.