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Dating killeen texas

By 1970 Killeen had developed into a city of 35,507 inhabitants and had added a municipal airport, a new municipal library, and a junior college (Central Texas College).

On April 2, 2014, a second shooting spree occurred at several locations at Fort Hood.

Ivan Lopez, a career soldier, killed 4 people and wounded 16 others before committing suicide.(see 2014 Fort Hood shooting).

Major Nidal Malik Hasan, a career officer and psychiatrist, sustained four gunshot wounds after a brief shootout with a civilian police officer. He was arrested and convicted by a court martial, where he was sentenced to death (see 2009 Fort Hood shooting).

Killeen suffered a recession when Camp Hood was all but abandoned after the end of the Second World War, but when Southern congressmen got it established in 1950 as a permanent army post in 1950, the city boomed again.

Joseph's parish in 1954, and around the same time, new Presbyterian and Episcopal churches were built.

By the 1980s the city had a heterogeneous population including whites, blacks, Mexican Americans, Koreans, and a number of other foreign nationals.

In December 1991, one of Killeen's high school football teams, the Killeen Kangaroos, won the 5-A Division I state football championship by defeating Sugar Land Dulles 14–10 in the Astrodome.