One dead after shooting at Lakeway church

June 15, 2018 - 1:52 pm

LAKEWAY, Texas (KJCE) -- One man is dead after shooting himself at a Lakeway church, officials say.

Law enforcement and Austin-Travis County EMS responded to 1718 Lohmans Crossing in Lakeway around 12:15 p.m. Friday afternoon, at the Emmaus Catholic Parish, on a report of an individual in distress.

When officers arrived at the scene, they located a pickup truck with the subject inside. As the responding officer was exiting his patrol vehicle, he heard a single gunshot. Officers found the man deceased inside the vehicle.

ATCEMS says the man was in his 40s. Police say ther investigation is ongoing.

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