UPDATE: Harker Heights Police Say Teen Shooting Victim Was Ambushed
More details were released on the shooting that occurred yesterday.
According to Harker Heights Police Facebook Page, 19-year-old Andre Gentle was ambushed while stopped at a traffic light, shot multiple times, and later died.
Police are asking that anyone who has any information about this shooting please contact the Harker Heights Police Criminal Investigations Division at 254-953-5440.
You can also reach out to Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477), online at bellcountycrimestoppers.com, or using the free P3Tips app. You do not have to give Crime Stoppers your name, and information leading to an arrest could net you a cash reward of up to $1,000.
The investigation is ongoing and there is no other information available to the public at this time.
One of the busiest intersections in Harker Heights, Texas is on alert right now.
Our news partners at KWTX-TV report that a deadly shooting has occurred at the corner of Indian Trail and Central Texas Expressway.
Harker Heights Police spokesman Lawrence Stewart told KWTX "its an ongoing investigation and is isolated to that area and no one else is in danger at this time.”
The busy intersection features an H-E-B, a McDonald's, and a gas station. If the area is part of your commute home, please find an alternate route. Police are asking that people avoid the area while they investigate.
No further information was available early Monday evening. We'll update this story when more details are available.
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