The Austin Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a victim was who found with a fatal gunshot wound on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in North Austin.
The victim is described as a Hispanice male in his thirties.
It is believed that he possibly went by the name of Chato.
According to police, dispatch received a call shortly before 3 p.m. about a man that was found lying in the fourth floor hallway of the WoodSpring Suites at 11105 North I-35. When first responders arrived on scene, they attempted life-saving measures.
The victim was unable to be saved and died from his injuries.
According to the Austin Police Department, it is believed that the victim was targeted for a specific reason. However, there are no indications of public threat in relation to this incident.
Anyone with any additional information is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS, text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App or email APD Homicide at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free.