One hospitalized, one arrested after shooting in Austin Entertainment District

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are investigating what led up to an overnight shooting Thursday in the heart of the Entertainment District downtown.

Police say around 12:40 a.m., officers got a report of a shooting at Sixth and Neches streets.

Investigators say two men shot at one another. APD arrested Cyron Carter, 23, in connection with the shooting. Carter faces a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony.

One wounded man went to the hospital to be treated for serious, but not life-threatening injuries. Carter left in a car, but police found the vehicle and arrested him a short time later.

KXAN Investigators have been looking into shootings in Austin’s Downtown Entertainment District this year.

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