AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police officers are looking for a 44-year-old man accused of shooting and killing another man during a fight over the weekend in east Austin.
Witnesses told police an argument broke out among family and friends at a home in the 6400 block of Hickman Avenue Saturday afternoon. The verbal argument resulted in Jose Luis Gorostieta-Martinez, 44, allegedly shooting Jose Aguirre-Martinez, 49, and leaving the area, police said
Police say Aguirre-Martinez was found in a driveway outside of a home. He died from multiple gunshot wounds, according to an autopsy done by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office. Aguirre-Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:23 p.m. Saturday.
This is Austin’s 72nd homicide of the year, police said.
Police ask anyone with details or video from the shooting to call APD Homicide at (512) 974-TIPS, email firstname.lastname@example.org, use the Crime Stoppers tip line at (512) 472-8477 or the Crime Stoppers app.
Tips can remain anonymous. Information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.