Three detained after Temple shooting

TEMPLE, TX - Temple Police report detaining three people during their investigation of a shooting that occurred Monday afternoon near Saulsbury and Betsy Ross.

They report that while they were still on the scene about 7 p.m. they got word of "suspicious activity" going on inside a house in the 800 block of Betsy Ross.

Officers went to that location, made contact with the occupants and obtained a consent to search the home.

They found three men inside who were then detained in connection with the shooting incident, but no formal charges were made at that time.

The three included a 16-year-old juvenile along with 17-year-old Cash Le'Anthony Hilliard and 18-year-old Marqus Kejuaan Brown, with the Bell County District Attorney reviewing the case with charges pending.


The Temple Police Department responded to a call of shots fired at the intersection of Saulsbury and Betsy Ross on Monday afternoon. 

When officers arrived, they found a man and immediately began preforming CPR - but the victim succumbed to his injuries.

The Temple Police Department is actively searching for two men in connection with this event.

Temple High School, Kennedy Powell Elementary and the Peanut Gallery Academy were all placed into a hard lockdown.

This case is currently being investigated by the Temple Police Department, the Texas Rangers, and DPS. The DPS Helicopter is assisting with the search.


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