Man dies after South Austin shooting

A man is dead after a shooting in South Austin parking lot Saturday night.

Police say they were called out to Don Dario's Restaurant off I-35 and E. Slaughter Ln. around 11:30 p.m. for a disturbance in the parking lot. A man had been shot. Officers arrived in less than a minute after being called, just in time to see a car leaving the scene that witnesses said has the shooter inside it.

Officers tried to stop the vehicle before it got out of the parking lot but it's driver led them on a chase instead. They pursued the vehicle to the Fox Hill Apartments in Oak Hill where it eventually stopped and the person of interest was taken into custody.

The gunshot victim died at the scene.

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