SWAT Officer Robert Hornsby KPD EOW 7/14/13
It is with deep regret we report the loss of a fallen Brother from the Killeen Police Department in Texas in the Line of Duty. Officer Robert Hornsby was shot and killed while performing his duties as a SWAT team member. A second Officer was shot and injured during the incident and remains in serious condition at the time of this posting.
Officer Hornsby is survived by his wife, Kimberly, and two children. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers as they struggle through their loss.
Officer Hornsby, tonight we will shine our blue lights towards the night sky to guide you home. We honor your service and sacrifice in the line of duty by ALWAYS keeping a blue light glowing. Your family and the Killeen Police Department are in our thoughts and prayers. Rest easy Sir... we will take the watch from here.
A memorial page to honor Officer Hornsby is located below to post memories and sympathy.
There is also a fundraising page that has been set up and approved by his wife located here.
Photo Credit: -Herald/TJ MAXWELL