KILLEEN, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: The Killeen Police Department says 20-year-old murder suspect Amaun Brandell Gilbert is under arrest. Officers took him into custody Thursday evening.

The U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force conducted a fugitive investigation which led them to Gilbert’s whereabouts in Copperas Cove on Thursday.  At approximately 5:55 p.m., Gilbert was arrested without incident in the 500 block of N. 1st Street.  He was transported to the Killeen City Jail.

On Saturday, August 5, 2023, Justice of the Gregory Johnson arraigned Gilbert on Saturday, and set his bond at $1 million.

Detectives with the department’s Robbery-Homicide Unit received a complaint from the Bell County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday, charging Gilbert with the murder of 24-year-old Richard Xavier Solomon. Gilbert is accused of shooting Solomon in the 3300 block of E. Rancier Avenue.

Amaun Brandell Gilbert. (Courtesy: Killeen Police Department)

Solomon was identified as the victim in this case on Tuesday afternoon. Officers were originally dispatched to the 3300 block of E. Rancier Avenue at approximately 8:54 p.m. Sunday in reference to a call of shots fired. When officers arrived, they discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Killeen EMS arrived on scene and transported the man to Seton Medical Center Harker Heights. The man succumbed to his wound and was pronounced dead at 9:47 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Nicola James. The identity of the man had been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

This is a developing story. FOX 44 News will have more information as it becomes available.