Two people killed in separate overnight shootings in Austin


Police investigate deadly shooting on Mueller Boulevard in east Austin. (KXAN: Tim Holcomb)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man in his 20s was one of two people killed in separate shootings in Austin overnight between Friday and Saturday.

The Austin Police Department said the first incident happened on Mueller Boulevard in east Austin at about 10:40 p.m. Friday. The second shooting was on Alexandria Drive in southwest Austin at about 4:30 a.m. Saturday, APD said.

For the first shooting, police believe two groups agreed to meet at the parking garage at the Mosaic at Mueller apartments. The two groups exchanged gunfire, police said.

A man in his 20s was shot dead. Another man was shot and was taken to a hospital, but he is expected to be okay.

Homicide detectives are looking through video evidence and witness statements to determine who were in the two groups that took part in the shooting. Police have made no arrests.

Austin Police ask if you have any information about the case, please call 512-974-TIPS.

Less than six hours later, police say they got a call of someone being shot on Alexandria Drive, near Brodie Lane.

Shooting in Alexandria Drive in Austin (Picture: KXAN/Tim Holcomb)

When officers arrived, they found one person in the street who had been shot. Paramedics with Austin Travis County EMS pronounced that person dead at the scene.

Police say a second person who was hurt went to the Austin Emergency Medical Center for treatment. That person is now in the hospital.

Police had no other information as of 5:30 a.m.

This is a breaking story. Please stay tuned to KXAN News Today at 6:00 a.m. and for more details.

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