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Austin police investigating homicide of woman in north Austin

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department is investigating a homicide off Rundberg Lane in north Austin Saturday evening.

Police said it happened at 1930 West Rundberg Lane, which is near Northgate and Metric Boulevards. The original call came in at 3:20 p.m.

One woman is dead, according to APD. She was found with multiple gunshot wounds and taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead at 4:07 p.m.

No one is in custody right now, and police are speaking with potential witnesses. Police don’t know the suspect’s relation to the victim at this time. They believe this is an isolated incident with no danger to the public.

This comes after a mass shooting off 6th Street in downtown Austin injured at least 14 people early Saturday morning.

Austin police officer Juan Asencio said they are trained to give medical aid to victims, like they gave to the woman found off Rundberg Lane and to the mass shooting victims.

“When we had the large shooting in downtown, many officers did an amazing job with providing first aid to many victims that we had… officers were able to apply tourniquets and chest seals and stuff like that and were able to help out a lot of victims,” Asencio said.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more details become available.

Author: Jaclyn Ramkissoon
This post originally appeared on KXAN Austin

OVERNIGHT: Pflugerville homicide suspects found in south Austin

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Travis County sheriff deputies investigate a homicide in Pflugerville. (KXAN: Frank Martinez)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Travis County deputies found a man’s body late Tuesday night in Pflugerville. Austin Police later took two suspects in the homicide into custody in south Austin.

TCSO says a 911 caller told dispatch around 11:30 p.m. that someone had been shot on Halite Bend. That is near Wells Branch Parkway in the Boulder Ridge South neighborhood.

According to TCSO, the 911 caller had information about a vehicle involved in the shooting. Also, TCSO was able to lead APD to an area near Westgate Boulevard and Alford Drive.

When TCSO deputies arrived at the scene in south Austin, APD had just taken the two suspects into custody. TCSO says one suspect and the man who died knew each other.

This the third homicide that TCSO is investigating in 2021.

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