Suspect arrested after shooting in north Austin bar sends 1 to hospital

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police arrested a man late Sunday night after what started as a fight escalated to a shooting near some restaurants and apartments at Parmer Lane and Avery Ranch.

The shooting happened in the parking lot just before 10 p.m. Austin-Travis County EMS took a man in his 20s to the hospital with serious injuries that were not expected to be life-threatening.

After the shooting, police said the suspect ran to his apartment at 14815 Avery Ranch Boulevard. When officers arrived at the apartment complex, they say the man refused to come out for about 15 minutes. At about 11:30 p.m., he surrendered peacefully to police.

Police are unsure how the suspect and victim were connected.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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