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Suspect arrested in Waco's first homicide case of 2024

Posted at 9:54 AM, Feb 23, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-14 16:18:35-04

UPDATE (3/14)

WACO, Texas — Waco police said a suspect is in custody in their first homicide case of 2024.

25-year-old Bralon Buhl of Temple was identified as the suspect and was arrested Wednesday, March 13, by the USMS Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.

Authorities said they charged the suspect with one count of murder and three counts of aggravated assault.

The Waco Police Special Crimes Unit obtained video footage of the shooting which led to Buhl being identified as the suspect.

Police said this case is still under investigation.

UPDATE (2/24)

Police identified the victim as 41-year-old Gilberto Moralez. Next of kin has been notified.

The department said they are still looking for the suspects and no further updates at this time.


Waco police said they are looking for suspects involved in the killing of a 41-year-old male on Friday.

Officers with Waco PD said they responded to the 200 block of Mary Avenue where they found one male with a gunshot wound.

First responders said they attempted life saving measures, but the man succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The initial investigation revealed to officers that an altercation between multiple individuals led to one male being shot. Officers said they were not able to identify the suspects at this time.

Next of kin has been notified.

Police said the victim's name will be released at a later time.

The Waco Police Department is urging anyone with information to contact the station at (254) 750-7500, or submit a tip through Crime Stoppers at (254) 753-HELP(4357). Police said if a tip leads to an arrest, you could be rewarded up to $2,000.

Waco PD said this is their first homicide case of 2024.


We have developing news out of Downtown Waco this morning where police are looking for suspects after a man was fatally shot.

Here is what we know so far--officers were called out to the area of 200 Mary Avenue early this morning.

They found a 41-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Although life saving measures were attempted, the man was confirmed dead at the scene.

An early investigation revealed that an altercation between multiple people led to the fatal shooting.

Right now, there are no details about the suspects.

If you know anything about the case, please call Waco PD.