Woman shot in the face, man hit by car after altercation in North Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) —  Two people were taken to the hospital Saturday morning following a shooting in North Austin.

Police say it all began at the Motel 6 located at 7100 N I-35 at around 5:30 Saturday morning.

According to investigators, a verbal altercation led to the shooting.

From there, police say a woman, who was shot in the face, got in a vehicle to try and escape, then crashed into the Valero gas station across the street.

Police say she hit a man in his 20’s with the vehicle. He sustained minor injuries from being hit.

Austin-Travis County EMS says the woman’s injuries are potentially life-threatening.

Both she and the man who was hit were taken to Dell Seton Medical Center.

Police say they found at least ten bullet casings in the road between the motel and the gas station.

Anyone with any information about the shooting or the gunman is asked to call the Austin Police Department.

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