APD identifies deceased in Central Austin shooting

The Austin Police Department has identified the man killed in an early morning shooting Wednesday at a La Quinta hotel in Central Austin.

Bruce Martinez, 38, died at Dell Seton Medical Center from injuries sustained in the shooting.

APD, Austin Fire Department and ATCEMS responded to a shots fired call outside the La Quinta located at 5812 North I-35 just before 4 a.m. They found Martinez and a black male with multiple gunshot wounds and both were transported to Dell Seton. Martinez died at 4:20 a.m.

APD says through its investigation and witness statements it learned that the suspect left the scene of the shooting in a black Dodge Charger. The vehicle was later found abandoned at East Riverside Drive.

APD says they have identified the individuals involved and that there is no threat to the public.

Homicide detectives urge anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + a message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App or email APD Homicide at homicide.apd@austintexas.gov. Tips can be submitted anonymously.

Tips can also be submitted by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD.

The investigation is ongoing.