Suspicious death being investigated in central Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are investigating a suspicious death near the 7000 block of I-35 on Saturday morning, which is near East St. John’s Avenue.

According to Austin Police Department, early Saturday around 5:39 a.m., officers responded to a report of multiple shots fired. After searching the area, officers found a man inside a vehicle with trauma to his body and he was transferred to a hospital.

(KXAN/Mariano Garza)

The man was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

APD said Saturday morning that there’s no other information available at this time but the investigation is ongoing.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Austin-Travis County

Tracking the Coronavirus

Coronavirus Cases Tracker

Latest Central Texas COVID-19 Cases

Trending Stories

Don't Miss