Hours after the Austin Police Association called on the city to investigate who leaked information about last month’s officer-involved shooting, City Manager Marc Ott announced Wednesday that an administrative inquiry is already in the works.
But the investigation, which Ott said will be conducted by the city’s law department and overseen by Deputy City Manager Mike McDonald, falls short of what the union wants: an independent investigation into who told the American-Statesman details from an internal affairs interview with the detective who fatally shot an unarmed man last month.
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