Woman charged after local man shot, attacked with a hammer

Adrianna Jean Veal, 28, was in the Killeen City Jail Wednesday evening charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon/family member. (Jail photo)
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Adrianna Jean Veal, 28, was in the Killeen City Jail Wednesday evening charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon/family member in connection with a shooting and hammer attack that sent an unidentified man to Scott & White Medical Center in serious condition.

Her bond is set at $500,000.

The victim was found in the 2200 block of Andover Drive after officers responded to a report of the shooting just after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

“Officers immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived,” police said in a press release Wednesday evening.

“The preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect broke into the victim’s residence,” police said.

“When the victim arrived and entered his home, the suspect shot the victim and assaulted him with a hammer.”

Veal was later arrested.

She was charged on Wednesday.