AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two people died Friday afternoon, and the Austin Police Department said it’s considering the deaths as suspicious.
Police said they got a high-priority call around 4 p.m. for the 6400 block of Garden View Drive, which is in a neighborhood near the U.S. 183 Toll Road and East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Officers found two victims inside a residence. One was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. That second victim also later succumbed to their injuries and died, police said.
One person is detained at the moment, and they’re being questioned, police said. Detectives are also on scene speaking with others now.
This is an isolated incident, police said. There’s no threat to the public.