AUSTIN (KXAN) — Police are searching for a suspect as they investigate a shooting at a southeast Austin gas station. Police said the shooting is considered a homicide.
The Austin Police Association tweeted at 2:44 p.m. detectives were working the shooting. The Austin Police Department confirmed officers responded to a shots fired call at 1:53 p.m.
It happened at a Shell gas station in the 6200 block of E. Ben White Blvd. near the intersection of Montopolis Drive.
Officers arrived at the scene at 1:55 p.m. and began life-saving measures. The victim, a man in his 30s, was transported to a hospital but did not survive. He was pronounced dead around 2:30 p.m. His family has set up a GoFundMe to help with funeral expenses.
APD said the incident could be related to an argument after a road rage incident.
There is no suspect in custody at this time. Police said there is a wrecked car on the scene that could be related to the incident, but they have not been able to confirm that yet.
Police are speaking to witnesses who saw the incident.
If you have any information about this crime please call the APD Tip Line at (512) 472-TIPS.