1 person shot inside east Austin apartment


Police tape marks off an area where Austin Police are investigating a shooting.

AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person is in serious condition Friday morning with potentially life-threatening injuries after they were shot inside an apartment in east Austin.

Austin Police say family members found the victim at an apartment Thursday around 11:16 p.m. This was at the RARE Apartments on 6407 Springdale Road.

ATC EMS crews rushed the victim to the hospital. He had multiple gunshot wounds, Austin police say.

Police do not believe there is a danger to the public and add that investigators are “receiving limited cooperation” from family and witnesses.

APD has not yet said what may have led to the shooting. A crime scene van was on scene throughout the morning hours as detectives continued to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call the APD Aggravated Assault Unit at 512-974-5245.

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