One man dead, one injured after shooting on North Lamar Boulevard

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North Lamar Boulevard Shooting

North Lamar Boulevard Shooting

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man was killed in a shooting in north Austin Friday afternoon, police said.

Emergency services were called to North Lamar Boulevard at about 1:34 p.m.

The Austin Police Department told KXAN that a man was pronounced dead at 1:59 p.m. A second man was injured, police said.

North Lamar Boulevard Shooting
North Lamar Boulevard Shooting

In a media briefing, Officer Marcus Davis said there is no threat to the public.

He said that some people have been detained by police. It is believed that the suspects and victims had some knowledge of each other.

The injured victim has been taken to the hospital and is expected to have surgery, Davis said. The victim is believed to be in a stable condition.

An investigation into the shooting is under way. Anyone with information should call the police homicide line on 512 477-3588.

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