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Man dies in North Austin shooting

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Author: Chelsea Moreno
This post originally appeared on KXAN Austin

Man dies in North Austin shooting

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man has died after being shot in North Austin on Sunday evening, according to the Austin Police Department.

Officers detained one person.

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Austin police received the call to respond to 8105 Research Boulevard just before 5:30 p.m. The area is near the intersection of North Lamar Boulevard and U.S. Highway 183.

A caller told police they heard multiple gunshots.

When officers arrived, they discovered a man laying in the street and started performing life-saving measures. Though Austin-Travis County EMS medics continues those efforts, he was later pronounced dead.

APD Homicide detectives are investigating.

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It is unknown if the suspect and the victim knew each other.

Police believe it is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

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Man dies in North Austin shooting
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