Austin police investigating homicide in northwest Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department says it is investigating a homicide in northwest Austin Tuesday night.

It happened near 11001 Spicewood Parkway. That’s near Topridge Drive.

Someone called 911 at 8:38 p.m. to say a shooting happened. When officers arrived minutes later, they found a woman inside a home with obvious trauma to her body. Officers tried to save her life, but she died in the home.

Police are classifying this death as family violence and say there is no threat to the public.

Officers also said the persons involved are cooperating with them.

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