AUSTIN (KXAN) — Five people are in the hospital with serious, potentially life threatening injuries following a shooting in downtown Austin early Sunday morning, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
APD tweeted about the shooting at a little before 4 a.m., saying it happened in the 500 block of East 7th Street. Officers blocked off streets in the area for investigators.
ATCEMS tweeted, saying paramedics took the five adult victims to a local trauma facility.
APD tells KXAN it will provide an update on the shooting later in the day. This story will be updated as more information is available.