Man charged with manslaughter after shooting friend on birthday

Austin police have arrested and charged Fischer Hoisington, 24, with Manslaughter for fatally shooting his friend, Aaron Moore, 24, early Monday morning after celebrating their birthdays together. 

According to authorities, the incident happened on the 500 block of East Stassney Lane around 1 AM. 

Police said Hoisington and Moore were out celebrating their mutual birthdays and returned to the apartment. They began handling a loaded gun, which Moore owned, when Hoisington had the gun it fired and struck Moore in the chest. 

APD and EMS performed CPR on Moore but he died at the scene.

Hoisington is in the Travis County Jail facing Manslaughter charges, a 2nd degree felony. 

Up Next:


  • Popular

  • Recent

WATCH FOX 7 NEWS LIVE

FOX 7 News streams at the following times (all times Central):


Monday - Friday

4:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Saturday

6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday

6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.



Schedule subject to change in the event of network sports coverage.

We also stream press conferences and other breaking news coverage from time to time. When we are not in a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent broadcast.

To enter full screen Mode click the button.

For closed captioning, click on the button while in full screen mode.

Desktop/tablet users: To choose the stream's video quality, click on the button (while in full screen mode) and choose from 432p or 270p.

Mobile users:The video quality default is to your phone's settings.

Please allow time for buffering. If the stream stalls, refresh your browser. Thanks for watching

Stories You May Be Interested In - Includes Advertiser Stories