One dead following reported shooting in northeast Austin

November 06, 2018 - 1:25 pm

AUSTIN (KJCE) -- One person is dead following a reported shooting in northeast Austin, authorities say.

Austin-Travis County EMS reported the incident in the 1000 block of Norwood Park Boulevard just after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. That's near the Walmart store near U.S. 183 and Interstate 35 in north Austin.

Police say when first responders arrived, they found a victim with obvious trauma to the body. EMS called it a "penetrating trauma". Authorities would not go into specifics, citing the ongoing investigation.

So far, police have not revealed any details on a suspect. Anyone with information on this case is being asked to call the department's Homicide Tip Line at (512) 477-3588.

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