One dead, another injured after shooting in downtown Austin

Written by Javed Iqbal

AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person is dead and another was seriously injured after a shooting in downtown Austin overnight. The Austin Police Department investigated the shooting.

Austin police said the shooting happened in the 500 block of E. 7th St. near the intersection of Neches Street approx. at 2 after some kind of disturbance.

During a briefing, APD said there were no suspects currently in custody.

When officers responded to a 911 call of shots fired, they found a man with a gunshot wound. Police say the person was taken to hospital and is recovering.

Officers later found a second man who was shot, who died at the scene, according to APD.

Police said the incident was isolated and there was no threat to the public.

This is a development story. Check back with KXAN for updates.

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