Police officials confirmed earlier reports that a female in her 20s had been pronounced dead on the scene.
Three female victims, whom all appear to be in their 30s have been taken to the hospital for care, while a fourth victim refused treatment on site.
After further investigation, says Chief Manley, neither of the shootings were the work of an “active shooter,” as previously mentioned.
The suspected shooter from the second attack in a parking garage on 8th street, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after onlookers, in a bold move, tried to wrestle the weapon from the shooter, and successfully disarmed him.
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Austin Police say two separate shooting incidents that took place within the same downtown area are currently contained. The police department alerted people of an “active shooter incident” with “multiple victims” in a tweet early Sunday, and instructed people to stay away from the area.
Local paramedics say one female died on the scene, and they’re responding to at least four others injured.
According to local news outlet KXAN, reports of gunfire emerged around 2:30 a.m. local time in the 6th Street vicinity.
We’ll update this story as authorities release further information.