Chicago/Suburbs

Arrest Warrant Issued In Travell Miller Murder

by P. J. McNeal, The Chicago Times

September 29, 2021

Wanted by Chicago Police: Avanta Ware

CHICAGO — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of killing Travell Miller, 33, who was driving his daughter to school on the West Side earlier this month.

Known criminal, Avanta Ware, 18, is charged with the murder of Miller according to a warrant issued by Chicago police on Wednesday.  Ware is also wanted in Berwyn on two counts of carjacking.

Miller was stopped in traffic in the 3000 block of West Chicago Avenue on Sept. 1 when Ware got out of another car, walked up and opened fire, according to police.  Miller was struck four times and died while protecting his 7-year-old daughter.

Ware was last seen driving a silver 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix with no plates and possible damage to the driver’s side rear quarter panel, according to CPD on Wednesday.

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