AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are investigating a fatal shooting in northwest Austin Friday evening.
Officers responded to an apartment complex in the 12100 block of Jollyville Road, near U.S. Highway 183 and Oak Knoll Drive, around 5:11 p.m. after receiving reports of a shooting inside an apartment unit.
When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at 5:22 p.m.
According to police, other people were inside the apartment at the time of the shooting, but there were no other injuries.
Police say a person of interest has been detained and is currently being questioned. Detectives believe there is “some type of connection” between the victim and person of interest, but specific information was not available at a press briefing Friday evening.
Officers believe this is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public at this time.
This is Austin’s 38th homicide of the year.