Shooting in East Austin leaves one dead, another in critical condition
A shooting in East Austin has left one man dead and another in serious condition.
According to the Austin Police Department, this happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Poquito Street, which is east of Chicon. First responders treated two people with gunshot wounds.
One victim in his early twenties died from his wounds.
The second victim is in serious condition but is expected to survive.
A neighbor witnessed paramedics performing CPR on one of the gunshot victims. "This is my first time never seen anything like this it was scary I don't know what to do I don't know how to react I was just scared," said Le'asia Thompson.
According to APD, this was an isolated incident but no arrests have been made.
Police officers are still working to learn what led up to the shooting.
This is a developing story and will be updated with more information as it becomes available.