Suspect on the run in fatal shooting of 3 in Texas

Ross Houston
April 19, 2021

Three people were pronounced dead at the scene of an active shooting incident in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, according to tweets from Austin-Travis County EMS.

"This is still an ongoing and active investigation and we do not have this individual in custody yet", Int. "We would ask if you have your neighbor's phone numbers, call or text them, check on them and make sure that they're OK". He was wearing a gray hoodie, sunglasses and a baseball cap. He said that the district attorney's office on Sunday filed a motion to revoke that bond and is actively supporting law enforcement as they pursue Broderick.


According to the police chief, the victims of the Sunday shooting are two Hispanic women and one Black man. A child linked to this incident is safe, Chacon said. Officer do not know the exact relationship between the suspect and victims at this point, he said. "As my light turns green and I'm driving, I see cop auto after cop vehicle after cop vehicle rushing toward where I just was".

© Jim Vertuno/AP Police and emergency personnel work at the scene of a fatal shooting, April 18, 2021, in Austin, Texas.


Chacon said the danger remains high and authorities asked area residents to shelter in place as authorities search for the suspect. Later Sunday, law enforcement began leaving the area. "Some had pistols, some had rifles and they were strapping on bulletproof vests". The area where officers responded includes a strip mall and several retail stores with a large apartment complex behind it. "There were cops coming from everywhere".


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