AUSTIN, TEXAS (WIVB/KXAN) — One person is dead and several are injured following two shootings in downtown Austin early Sunday morning; Austin Police report the scenes are secure though a suspect is not in custody.
Austin Police initially classified the shootings as an active shooter incident; however, police now say there were two incidents and they do not appear to be connected.
The first incident happened near 6th and San Jacinto street, in the heart of the city’s entertainment district, where gunshots rang out around 2:17 a.m. Police say the suspect in this incident is still “at large.”
According to Austin-Travis County EMS, multiple units were called to 208 East 6th Street. EMS tells KXAN a woman in her 20s is dead. Three women in their 30s were taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin for treatment with serious but non-life threatening injuries. A fifth patient refused EMS treatment at the scene.