Man shot, killed in north Austin, suspect still at large


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A “younger” man was shot and killed in north Austin Thursday evening, according to the Austin Police Department. Officers are still looking for the gunman.

Police said the homicide took place in a parking lot at 7701 Cameron Road. That’s near East Anderson Lane and U.S. Highway 183.

APD said a call about a shooting in the area came in at 5:25 p.m. Officers found a “younger Hispanic male” shot several times once they arrived.

First responders tried to save his life, but he was pronounced dead on scene, according to police.

Detectives are now speaking with witnesses and trying to gather surveillance footage, APD said.

A suspect is not in custody, police said. A description of the gunman isn’t available at this time.

APD doesn’t believe there’s a danger to the public.

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