AUSTIN (KXAN) — A SWAT response in south Austin caused William Cannon Drive at Interstate 35 to be shut down Monday morning. Austin first responders said William Cannon was being reopened around 8:30 a.m.
A man with a weapon was reported in the area, according to the Austin Police Department.
The Austin Transportation Department said William Cannon at I-35 was closed at about 7:30 a.m. because of the police activity. The Texas Department of Transportation said to take the frontage road as allowed.
Austin-Travis County EMS said its crews helped police at the scene. One patient is being evaluated. The agency said roadways were opening back up.
TxDOT around 9 a.m. also said the area was reopened.
APD should be releasing more information later on Monday.