1 arrested, 1 detained after north Austin road rage incident led to SWAT situation


(KXAN Photo/Tim Holcomb)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Police have arrested a man and detained a woman after a SWAT situation at a northeast Austin apartment complex on Saturday.

Officers were led to the complex in the 1500 block of East Howard Ln. around 4:15 p.m. after a possible road rage shooting that happened earlier in the day.

The area is east of Interstate 35 and north of Parmer Lane.

Police said the man who was arrested is believed to be a suspect in a possible road rage shooting that left one woman dead just miles away. While officers were at the apartment complex, members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force helped to confirm the suspect lived there.

Though APD said they called SWAT to the scene, they took the man into custody without incident.

An APD spokesman did not know if the suspect and victim knew each other.

Officers also detained another woman, but are trying to figure out if she had any involvement.

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