Austin, Texas, police told the public early in the morning of Saturday to keep away from a crime scene and confirm a downtown gunshot that resulted in “many victims of injury.”
Austin-Travis County EMS stated on Twitter that at least one of the victims was in serious condition, another had life-threatening injuries and the status of at least six more were unclear.
Social media reports indicated that up to 16 individuals may have been shot but a number of casualties had not yet been identified by the authorities.
The location was believed to be downtown but not immediately confirmed by the police.
It’s a growing tale. Check the updates back.