One person rushed to the hospital after robbery, shooting on Burnet Road


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Paramedics and an Austin police helicopter responded to central Austin Thursday afternoon for a shooting that resulted in one person being rushed to the hospital.

According to APD, the call came in around 4:56 p.m. Police say the incident was a robbery at a jewelry store and a shooting that occurred at 5011 Burnet Road. The jewelry store was identified as Korman Fine Jewelers.

Police said one employee from Korma Fine Jewelers was injured and a couple of people have been detained. Officers are looking for one, possibly more suspects.

Austin Travis-County EMS tweeted that the injured person was rushed to a local trauma center with serious and potentially life-threatening injuries. They have since left the scene.

There is no danger to the public, police say.

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