Shooting at north Austin Denny's leaves one seriously injured

March 16, 2019 - 9:31 am
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AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A third shooting across Austin early Saturday left one man seriously injured at a north Austin restaurant.

Police were called to the Denny's restaurant at Interstate 35 and St. John's Avenue just before 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

According to police, the disturbance was between a customer and an employee. The customer attempted to leave without completing a transaction; the two got into a physical altercation, and the suspect fired several shots, some of which struck the employee.

EMS says it transported a man in his 30s to the hospital with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.

At this time, police have not released a description of a suspect.

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