Police received a 911 call about shots fired at 12:54 p.m. and found the victim in an alleyway. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Detectives are treating it as a homicide investigation.
The suspect was still at large as of Thursday evening, but police said it’s an isolated incident and there’s no ongoing threat to the public.
It’s the 23rd homicide to hit the Texas state capital this year after Austin saw a record 89 homicides in 2021.
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