1 man dead in downtown Austin shooting

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Associated Press

Posted on March 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 1 at 7:32 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in downtown Austin.

Authorities say witnesses told officers a car carrying suspects in the early Sunday shooting sped from the scene.

Police responded to a 911 call about 3:15 a.m. and the victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His name hasn't been released. Police identify him only as a black man in his 20s.

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Information from: Austin American-Statesman, http://www.statesman.com

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