AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police said two people were in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a shooting early Monday morning in downtown Austin. Police said a Department of Public Safety trooper witnessed the shooting.
According to APD, the DPS trooper saw the shooting around 1:30 a.m. near the intersection at East Seventh Street and the Interstate 35 service road.
The drivers left the scene, APD said, and one of them was stopped in the 2200 block of Interstate 35.
Later, APD said it received a report that two people were at the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Further investigation showed they were connected with the shooting.
Austin Police did not give any other information about the people involved other than that officers were investigating.
Police closed East Seventh Street at Red River Street for the investigation until 4:30 a.m. Monday.