Man dead, suspect in custody after shooting outside business near Manor

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Police said a man is dead, and a suspect is in custody after a shooting Monday afternoon outside a business near Manor.

Police said people began calling 911 at about 1:49 p.m. after hearing gunshots at Smart Motors, a used car business located at 12706 Harris Branch Parkway. Officers arrived about 10 minutes later and found 47 year-old Eric Wilkinson with multiple gunshot wounds.

Paramedics from Austin-Travis County EMS worked for almost 30 minutes to revive Wilkinson but he died on scene from his injuries.

Police said they took suspect Darryl Brown, 34, into custody. They said they’re now investigating the connection between the two men. Detectives believe this is an isolated incident.

Brown is charged with murder.

  • Austin police are investigating a homicide Monday afternoon in Manor.
  • Austin police are investigating a homicide Monday afternoon in Manor.
  • Austin police are investigating a homicide Monday afternoon in Manor.

Anyone with information about the deadly shooting is asked to call the Austin Police Department’s homicide tip line at 512-477-3588.

Police said this is Austin’s 81st homicide of the year.

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