Police investigate shooting death after victim dropped off at hospital


Austin police are investigating the death of a man Tuesday evening after a shooting that left two others injured, officials said.

Police got a call from St. David’s Medical Center in Central Austin at 8:16 p.m. after hospital staff were alerted about a shooting victim outside the building, senior police officer William Costello said.

One male victim was dead and two other people with gunshot wounds were treated for non-life threatening injuries, Costello said.

The shooting did not happen at the hospital, a spokeswoman for St. David’s said. Police believe the shooting happened near Interstate 35 and St. Johns Avenue.

Police are tracking down witnesses and the investigation is ongoing, Costello said.


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