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Police find SUV from Sunday officer-involved shooting with dead body inside

March 17, 2019 - 5:13 pm

AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Hours after an officer-involved shooting in downtown Austin, officials found one of the vehicles involved - with a dead body inside.

Police say the Maserati Levante SUV involved in Sunday morning's officer-involved shooting at Interstate 35 and 7th Street was found in the Mueller neighborhood, near Zach Scott Street and Tilley Street.

According to officials, an African American male believed to be in his 20s was found deceased inside the vehicle, with a description that matches one of the persons of interest from the shooting. Police have not yet positively identified the deceased person.

Officials say they are still looking for the Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS involved in the shooting, as well as the other occupants of the Maserati. Anyone with information on the case is urged to call (512) 472-TIPS or 911.

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