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Mon. Jul 22nd, 2024

Police hunt armed suspect after deadly North Austin shooting, deploy Air3 helicopter

By meerna Jul11,2024
Police hunt armed suspect after deadly North Austin shooting, deploy Air3 helicopter

Police are actively investigating a homicide after a shooting left one person dead Wednesday afternoon in North Austin, local authorities say.

It happened at around 4:25 pm in the Clearfield Drive and Beech Drive area, near Research Boulevard.

The Austin Police Department has officers on the ground and an Air3 helicopter assisting from above.

As of 5 pm, police said the suspect remained at large and is believed to be armed and dangerous. Please avoid the area as this is an active scene.

The suspect is described as a Black man with black short hair, is muscular, and was last seen wearing black pants and a black shirt near the 1200 block of Larkspur Road.

A phone alert has been issued to residents in the area, police said.

APD is expected to provide more details on the homicide investigation in a media briefing soon.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

By meerna

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