Police investigating East Austin robbery and shooting

The Austin Police Department says one person has been shot after a robbery near Manor Road and Sweeney Lane area.

Police say it happened just outside of a Dairy Queen in the area at around 5 a.m.

Police say a City of Austin employee was checking the water meter when two men approached him and shot him in the face. The other victim was waiting at the bus stop. He was not hurt and is assisting police.

The two suspects got away in a car. Police have limited details on the descriptions of the suspects but ask that anyone with any information to call 9-1-1.

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