Javier Kristian Gutierrez
Javier Kristian Gutierrez

Killeen resident Javier Kristian Gutierrez pleaded guilty June 12 to murder. Gutierrez was charged in the Sept. 16, 2019 shooting death of 24-year-old Kempner resident Vance Henry Helzer. A punishment hearing was recessed, pending a psychological test of Gutierrez. See the Dispatch Record's June 16 print and online editions for more details.