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Waco police ID victim in early morning shooting, suspect still at large

Posted at 5:57 AM, Sep 07, 2023

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to provide a more accurate age of the victim. The deceased was a 41-year-old man, as reported by authorities, not in his late 30's as the article previously stated.

UPDATE (9/7, 4:45 p.m.)

The victim in this homicide investigation has been identified as 41-year-old Christopher Anderson, according to authorities.

The Waco Police Department is still searching for a suspect.

Anyone with information should call 254-750-7500, or submit an anonymous tip to the Crime Stoppers at 254-753-4357 — if a tip leads to an arrest, up to $2,000 can be rewarded.

25 News will continue to provide updates and additional details.


Waco police are searching for a suspect Thursday morning, after an early morning shooting leaves a man dead.

Officers responded to the area of North 20th Street and Colcord Avenue around 4 a.m. Thursday.

Police said a suspect fired multiple shots, killing a 41-year-old man.

Investigators are still on scene trying to piece together what happened.

No details about a possible suspect have been released.

Authorities said next of kin has been notified and they will release the victim's name at a later time.

Police said this was an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.

We have a team at the scene and are working to learn more details about this incident.

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