AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting at a homeless camp in North Austin.
APD says a call was received about a shooting just before 7:30 a.m. July 9 about a shooting in a homeless encampment in the area of InTown Suites in the 9900 block of N. Lamar Boulevard
Officers arrived and found the victim, a man in his 30s, with obvious signs of trauma. Despite life-saving measures, the man was pronounced dead at 7:44 a.m.
APD later identified the man as Michael Richardson, 37.
Police said they have a person of interest, but no one is currently in custody.
This is being investigated as Austin's 39th homicide of 2022.
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