AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting on East Sixth Street and is also a suspect in another shooting that happened on Webberville Road, Austin Police said Friday.
Police said Eric Rollins, 51, was charged in connection to a homicide that happened in the 400 block of East Sixth Street on Thursday. The shooting happened just before 1 p.m. near East Sixth Street and Trinity Street. Austin Police said officers arrived on the scene and found a male victim with “apparent” and “obvious trauma” to his body in the south alley.
The victim, identified as Michael Satterwhite Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said Rollins was also a suspect in a separate homicide that happened shortly before the East Sixth shooting. Police said that shooting happened at 12:44 p.m. near East 12th Street and Webberville Road.
Witnesses at the scene told police a female victim was taken to the hospital by a private party and later died at the hospital.
The woman was identified as Ishanae Alizia Rogers, 27.
Austin Police said Rollins is a suspect in the Webberville homicide but has not been charged due to an ongoing investigation.
APD said Rollins has been arrested by the department previously, in 2015 and 2016. Those charges were not released.
No other details were released.