Posted by Kane on April 18, 2021 3:41 pm


Three dead in shooting at Great Hills Trail near the Arboretum in northwest Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — Three people have died in an “active attack” in northwest Austin, officials said Sunday afternoon.

Austin-Travis County EMS said just before noon April 18 that medics, Austin Fire Department and Austin Police Department crews were responding to the “active attack/shooter incident” in the 9600 block of Great Hills Trail near the Arboretum. KVUE’s Tony Plohetski confirmed that the shooting scene is an apartment complex and that the initial call was of an active shooter situation.

The suspected shooter is still at large, officials said. However, police said it appears to be an isolated domestic situation and there is no risk to the general public.

While he is not in custody, police believe they know the identity of the suspect.

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