Suspect in custody after shooting incident in Southwest Austin
AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin Police Department is investigating a shooting incident in Southwest Austin.
The incident happened near two Austin Independent School District schools, Patton Elementary and Small Middle School. The incident did not affect Patton's operations but dropoffs at Small were delayed while the investigation was going on.
The incident happened at an apartment complex in the 4700 block of Staggerbrush Road near US 290 and Monterey Oaks, according to police.
APD says officers responded around 5:42 a.m to reports of shots fired and also about a person walking around with a gun.
The suspect was located shortly after and taken into custody without incident around 6:17 a.m.
One person was hurt in the shooting and was treated at the scene.
Police say the shooting does not appear to be random and that it's not clear if the people involved knew each other.
The investigation continues and police are asking anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 512-472-8477.
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