AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police said a man died at a northeast Austin apartment complex Thursday, and it’s being investigated as a homicide.
The Austin Police Department said during a briefing a person of interest is in custody, and it’s also talking to a witness about what happened at 9:15 a.m. at the Eryngo Hills apartment complex at 9345 E. U.S. Highway 290.
“This appears to be a disturbance between neighbors, which ended in a deadly confrontation,” APD public information officer Jose Mendez said.
Police identified the victim as Reginald O’Neal Hodge, 31.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found the 30 year old with a gunshot wound outside of an apartment door. He was taken to a hospital but was pronounced dead at 9:47 a.m.
Mendez said a weapon was recovered after the incident took place. He also said this is APD’s 14th homicide investigation of 2022.