Man shot while ordering food at east Austin restaurant


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man was critically injured after a shooting at an east Austin restaurant Tuesday night.

It happened at a local restaurant in the 3900 block of North Interstate 35. That’s near East 38th 1/2 Street.

The Austin Police Department confirmed a man was shot while he was trying to order food.

Austin-Travis County EMS said medics were called out to the scene just after 9 p.m. They took an adult with critical, life-threatening injuries to a local hospital. No one else was hurt, according to police.

The investigation into potential suspects and what led up to the shooting is still ongoing.

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