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AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man was sentenced Wednesday to 13 years in state prison for manslaughter, according to Travis County court documents. The manslaughter charge was in connection to a central Austin shooting.
According to documents, 35-year-old Antonio McCullen previously faced a murder charge, but he accepted a plea deal.
According to past KXAN coverage, Austin police began investigating a homicide on Jan. 8, 2022, where a man was found with gunshot wounds at a business in the 2300 block of Pasadena Drive. The man was identified as 35-year-old Zachary Townsend.
Records showed McCullen had a jail credit of 548 days toward his sentence.