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Man, 49, charged with manslaughter for April shooting: Waco police

Posted at 12:51 PM, Apr 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-02 18:54:53-04


WACO, Texas — A 49-year-old man has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection with the April 9 shooting death of a man in the 1500 block of North 11th Street, Waco police said Monday.

Michael Anthony Soliz is facing charges for allegedly shooting and killing Benjamin Miller, 45, of Woodway, police said.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.


The victim has since been identified as 45-year-old Benjamin Brannan Miller of Woodway, said police.

His next of Kin has been notified, according to the Waco Police Department.

An investigation into this incident remains active and ongoing.


A person is dead after a fatal shooting in Waco, said police.

Around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to the 1500 Block of North 11th Street on reports of a shooting.


Upon arrival, officers located one victim with an apparent gunshot wound, according to the Waco Police Department.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where they later died.

Officers believe this to be an isolated incident.

No arrests have been made.

An investigation into this incident is currently active and ongoing.