Search for three or four suspects following shooting

The Austin Police Department is asking for public's assistance in identifying and locating the suspects involved in the shooting of a 36-year-old Hispanic male. 

According to police, officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 1600 block of Rutland Drive for a shooting around 11:49 p.m. on Monday, August 26. When officers arrived at the scene and located the victim, they performed life-saving measures.

ATCEMS transported the victim to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The victim was approached by multiple suspects in the parking lot, according to police. The suspects shot the victim and then fled from the area on foot.

A motive is not known at this time.

The suspects are described as:

  • Suspect #1 Black male, 18-19 years old, black hoodie, thin build
  • Suspect #2 Black male, 18-19 years old, gray hoodie, thin build
  • Suspect #3 light-skinned Black male, 18-19 years old, 1.5 " spiky twists in hair, thin build
  • Possibly 4th Black male suspect


Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to please call the APD Aggravated Assault Unit at 512-974-5245 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You may remain anonymous.You can also submit tips by downloading APD's mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.