One man is dead, two others in the hospital following two shootings in North Austin
AUSTIN, Texas - One man is dead, and two others are in the hospital after two shootings that happened in North Austin on Friday.
The violence began around 1:30 in the afternoon.
Police say a man in his early 20's was shot and killed somewhere on North Lamar Boulevard, between Justin Lane and Brentwood Street.
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Another man in his late twenties was also shot. He was transported to an area hospital for surgery.
Austin Police has detained multiple persons “of interest.”
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Less than eight hours later, and just over two miles away, on Payton Gin Road and Quail Creek Drive another man was shot.
According to EMS a man in his 40’s was transported to a nearby hospital.