AUSTIN (KXAN) — A woman was shot dead near a motel in northeast Austin in the early hours of Saturday morning, the Austin Police Department said.
Officers responded to the Walnut Forest Motel in the 11500 block of N I-35 at about 2:56 a.m. Saturday.
The female victim died at the scene. Police did not have any information about a suspect related to the homicide.
APD is also investigating after an officer shot a man in the 7100 block of N I-35 on Saturday morning. Chief Joseph Chacon said police were looking for a shooting suspect when the man was shot by the officer.
Investigators are working to determine if there is a link between that incident and the homicide, Chacon said.