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APD seeks assistance in Murder #11

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:16

Case:          18-1070088
 
Date:           Tuesday, April 17, 2018
 
Time:           1:43 a.m.
 
Location:    412 E. William Cannon
 
Deceased:  Isaac Christopher Morey, a white male, born 10-15-98
 
On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, a group of friends gathered at an apartment to socialize. While there, some of the friends arranged for the purchase of a quantity of marijuana between two other parties. In exchange for arranging the transaction, the friends would receive compensation. The victim, Isaac Morey, was contacted and he agreed to drive to the apartment to deliver the quantity of marijuana. The purchaser of the marijuana arrived at the apartment a short time later and entered. A short time after the purchaser entered the apartment; two other men followed him inside pointing firearms at everyone inside. The men demanded the marijuana from Morey. Morey complied and handed over the marijuana. The three men went to exit the apartment; however, the third male stopped and fired at Morey striking him. The third male then exited the apartment.
One of the three men used a Snapchat account user name of king_tlee59 with a vanity name that appears as Lil Trouble B *
 
Austin Police and Austin/Travis County EMS were called to the
scene. EMS transported Morey to South Austin Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 2:18 a.m.
 
Homicide investigators are speaking with witnesses who are providing detectives with details about the shooting. Based on preliminary accounts, this appears to be an isolated incident.
 
The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office will perform an autopsy tomorrow.
 
Anyone who may have information about this incident are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES.
 
Up to a $1000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction in this case.                   

Traffic Fatality #19

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:13

Case:            18-1060143
 
Date:             Monday, April 16, 2018

Time:            2:43 a.m.
 
Location:      100 block of N. IH-35 frontage SB

Deceased:    Dean Hood, White male (D.O.B. 10/17/1990)
 
The preliminary investigation shows that a red, 2013 Volvo 4-door was travelling southbound in the center lane approaching the Cesar Chavez intersection in the 100 block of N. IH-35 frontage followed by a black, 2016 Hyundai Elantra driven by Kelsi Weatherby. A red, 2013 Chrysler 200 4-door, driven by Devin Nethery, struck the Elantra from behind causing damage to all three vehicles.
 
Nethery and Weatherby were both transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Dean Hood was pronounced deceased at the scene.
 
Devin Nethery, age 22, has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. Kelsi Weatherby, age 27, was arrested for DWI. Nethery’s booking photo is not yet available. Weatherby’s is included below.
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s nineteenth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in twenty fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were twenty-one fatal traffic crashes and twenty-three traffic fatalities.

Kelsi Weatherby

These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.

Traffic Fatality #18

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:11

Case:            18-1021241
 
Date:            Thursday, April 12, 2018

Time:            5:39 p.m.
 
Location:      8200 block of W. SH 71

Deceased:    Ethan Childress, White male (D.O.B. 2/23/1992)
 
The preliminary investigation shows that the blue, 1999 Yamaha motorcycle operated by Ethan Childress was travelling westbound when it collided with a grey, 2001 Toyota Rav4. The driver of the Rav4 failed to yield right of way while attempting to turn left (southbound to eastbound) out of a private drive. Childress was transported to a local hospital where he would pronounced deceased.
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s eighteenth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in nineteen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were twenty-one fatal traffic crashes and twenty-three traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.

Traffic Fatality #17

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 15:10

Case:            18-1010078
 
Date:            Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Time:            1:15 a.m.
 
Location:      8900 block of S. I-35 NB

Deceased:    Afshin Andrew Sustaita, Hispanic male (D.O.B. 2/5/1985)
 
The preliminary investigation shows that Afshin Sustaita attempted to cross eastbound in the 8900 block of S. I-35 NB on foot when he was struck by a 2009, blue Nissan Altima travelling northbound in the outside lane of traffic. Sustaita was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s seventeenth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in eighteen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were twenty-one fatal traffic crashes and twenty-three traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.

APD Celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:40

The Austin Police Department Emergency Communications Division has spent this National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 8 – April 14, 2018) highlighting the telecommunicator culture and industry. The annual event, celebrated the second week of April, honors the thousands of men and women who receive 911 calls, dispatch first responders, and provide life-saving assistance to citizens.
 
The week has been filled with daily themed events recognizing 911 call takers, dispatchers and Fire/EMS operators at the Combined Transportation Emergency Communications Center (CTECC). The Austin Police Department has also featured 9-1-1 call takers and dispatchers in social media posts to bring awareness to the vital tasks both perform.
 
This week’s tribute to these unsung heroes behind the phones will culminate in a Family Day to be held tomorrow, Saturday, April 14, 2018. During the event, APD Communications employees can bring their families and visit with various other APD units including SWAT, EOD K-9 (Bomb Squad), Mounted and Lake Patrols, and Motor Units. Austin-Travis County EMS and the Austin Fire Department will also have displays.
 

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Family Day
Saturday, April 14, 2018
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Combined Technology Emergency Communications Center
5010 Old Manor Rd.

Traffic Fatality #16

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:38

Case:            18-0990064
 
Date:            Monday, April 9, 2018

Time:            1:09 a.m.
 
Location:      6600 S. Congress Avenue

Deceased:    Juan Carlo Orduna Luna, Hispanic male (D.O.B. 11/15/1999)
 
The preliminary investigation shows that the 2010, Infiniti G37 driven by Luna was traveling north in the 6600 block of S. Congress when he lost control and struck a bus stop. Speed is believed to be a contributing factor. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene and the passenger was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s sixteenth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in seventeen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were twenty-one fatal traffic crashes and twenty-three traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.

Traffic Fatality #15

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:37

Case:             18-0700966
 
Date:             Sunday, March 11, 2018

Time:             2:35 p.m.
 
Location:       1100 N Capital of Texas Highway NB

Deceased:     Unidentified, White male (D.O.B. unknown)
 
The preliminary investigation shows that the unidentified male was driving a 2003, Honda Accord when he struck a light pole at the corner of N Capital of Texas Highway and Pascal Lane at approximately 2:35 p.m. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. 
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s fifteenth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in sixteen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were eighteen fatal traffic crashes and eighteen traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.

Bank Robbery #14

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:30

Case:           18-0970688
 
Date:             Saturday, April 7, 2018
 
Time:             Approximately 12:30 p.m.
 
Location:      BB&T Bank – 6929 Airport Blvd
 
The Austin Police Department Robbery Unit and the FBI Central Texas Robbery Task Force are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Saturday, April 7, 2018, around 12:30 p.m. at the BB&T Bank located at 6929 Airport Blvd. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded cash.  The suspect left the scene on foot. There were no reported injuries during the robbery.
 
Suspect described as:

  • Black male
  • 5’ 8”
  • Average build
  • Approximately 160 Lbs.

Suspect was last seen wearing:

  • Black hooded sweatshirt
  • Blue jeans
  • Black shoes
  • White knitted mask
  • White gloves

Suspect Photos:
 
  

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the APD Robbery tip line at (512) 974-5092, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

Bank Robbery #13

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:26

Case:              18-0960851
 
Date:                Friday, April 6, 2018
 
Time:               Approximately 12:49 p.m.
 
Location:         Prosperity Bank — 1610 W. North Loop Blvd.
 
Arrested:         Edward Averill, White male (58 years of age)
 
The Austin Police Department Robbery Unit is investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Friday, April 6, 2018, around 12:50 p.m., at the Prosperity Bank located at 1610 W. North Loop Blvd. The suspect presented a note and demanded cash. There were no reported injuries during the robbery.
 
Officers were able to locate the suspect, Edward Averill, in the area and took him into custody.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the APD Robbery tip line at (512) 974-5092, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

APD seeking assistance in identifying failure to stop and render aid suspect update

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:24

UPDATE: There is in-car camera footage of the incident on the APD YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/_YnhbZMAUEs, https://youtu.be/JZnrqXu3i6k and https://youtu.be/wTK8KjY-kN8

INITIAL RELEASE: 
 
Case #:     18-341556
                       
Date:         Saturday, February 3, 2018
 
Time:        Approximately 9:40 p.m.
 
Location:  3900 block of S FM 973 SB.
 
On Saturday, February 3, 2018 at approximately 9:40 p.m., an Austin Police Officer was struck while working a crash investigation in the 3900 block of S FM 973 SB.  The driver stopped briefly before fleeing the scene. The officer suffered non-life threatening injuries.
 
The vehicle involved, which was reportedly carrying three passengers, is described as:

  • 4-door
  • Black or dark-colored
  • Possibly either a 2000-2003 Honda Accord or a 2000-2003 Nissan Altima
  • Cracked windshield 
    The detective assigned to this case is available to provide sound today in both English and Spanish.  If interested, please email your request to police3@austintexas.gov.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the APD Leaving the Scene Unit at (512) 974-5789 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

APD seeking assistance in identifying witness to Traffic Fatality #13

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:22

The Austin Police Department Vehicular Homicide Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a possible witness to this traffic fatality. The victim in this case was run over by an 18-wheeler. Another witness saw a young, Hispanic male running in the middle lane of IH-35, towards the deceased victim, in a panic. He appeared to be the victim’s companion. This potential witness later approached another witness and in broken English, requested to use her cell phone. He told the witness he was from Guatemala. He is not in trouble, but we do need to speak with him in order to identify the deceased victim.
 
The 18-wheeler had the word “Hunt” in black letters inside an orange rectangle background.
 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
 
Initial Release:
 
Case:            18-0741868
 
Date:             Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time:             8:48 p.m.
 
Location:      20 N. IH-35 Northbound

Deceased:    Unknown, Hispanic male
 
Officers responded to a report of a deceased, Hispanic male, lying in the middle lane of 20 N. IH-35 Northbound. The trauma to the victim’s body was consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle. The vehicle did not remain on scene and no witnesses have come forward with information.
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s thirteenth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in fourteen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were eleven fatal traffic crashes and eleven traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
 

APD seeking assistance in locating a witness in Traffic Fatality #12

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:21

Update: APD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a possible witness to this crash. The witness was possibly driving a white, silver or cream-colored Porche Cayenne with paper plates. The plate contains “JPP” or “JJP”. We believe this vehicle caused minor damage to the hood of the victim's vehicle at the intersection of E. Howard Lane and Dessau Road.
 
Vehicle examples below:

 
 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
 
Initial Release:
Case:            18-0721247
 
Date:             Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Time:             4:31 p.m.
 
Location:      500 W. Howard Ln.

Deceased:    Jack Krupski, White male (D.O.B. 5/18/1967)
 
The preliminary investigation shows that Krupski veered left for an unknown reason in the red, 1981 Chevrolet Corvette he was driving in the 500 block of W Howard Ln. The Corvette struck the raised curb before sliding across a large median, clearing a well-established tree as it did so. The Corvette re-entered the roadway perpendicular to eastbound side of W. Howard Ln. at which point a dark grey, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado struck the passenger side. The significant distance covered by the Corvette indicates Krupski was travelling at a high rate of speed.
 
Jack Krupski was transported to Round Rock Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Chevrolet Colorado sustained minor injuries that did not require medical treatment.
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s twelfth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in thirteen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were eleven fatal traffic crashes and eleven traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.

APD seeking assistance in Dec. 2017 Burglary of Residence case

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:13

Case:            17-3630475
 
Date:             December 26, 2017

Time:             11 a.m. 

Location:      500 block of Meadow Lea Drive

The Austin Police Department Burglary Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two suspects wanted for burglarizing a residence on Dec. 26, 2017.
 
On December 26, 2017 at 11 a.m., two suspects broke into a residence in the 500 block of Meadow Lea Drive. Suspect 1 appears to be a White or Hispanic male about 6’2” tall with a goatee and prescription glasses approximately 250 lbs. Suspect 1 is wearing Adidas sweat pants. Suspect 2 appears to be a white or Hispanic male about 5’4” tall and approximately 180 lbs. If you have information as to the identity of these two suspects please notify the Austin Police Department.
 
See surveillance video of the suspects. --> https://youtu.be/RSfR9QbyWDY

  • 2 min 10 sec mark you can hear glass break from window
  • 4 min 1 sec mark suspect 1 walks into camera frame
  • 4 min 24 sec mark suspect 1 opens front door and lets suspect 2 inside the residence

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Burglary Unit at 512-974-6941. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

McDonald’s “Bells and Whistles” Good Friday Fundraiser Benefiting Local 100 Clubs

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:12

In appreciation of the 100 Club’s mission of assisting families of first responders killed and critically injured in the line of duty, the South Central Texas McDonald’s Co-op will host its 17th Annual Bells and Whistles Good Friday Fundraiser benefitting 100 Clubs of Central Texas and surrounding communities.
 
On Friday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., a percentage of the sales from all participating McDonald’s restaurants will be donated to local 100 Clubs. 
 
The Bells and Whistles Good Friday Fundraiser was established in 2001 to financially assist area 100 Clubs and support their mission of providing financial assistance to the families of first responders. It also serves as a way for first responders to interact with the community.
 
“The Austin Police Department could not be more appreciative of the support of McDonald’s and the 100 Club of Central Texas,” said Austin Police Chief Brian Manley. “This is a relationship that we cherish and an event that we look forward to participating in each and every year.”
 
“McDonald’s in South Central Texas is a longtime, proud supporter of local 100 Clubs and greatly appreciates what they do for the families of fallen and critically injured first responders, the true heroes,” said German Ustariz, McDonald’s owner/operator. “The annual Bells and Whistles Fundraiser offers the community an easy way to donate and give back to those who put their lives on the line for our safety.”
 
“The 100 Club of Central Texas is so grateful to the local McDonald’s for their continued support of our organization. We encourage everyone to join us at your local McDonald’s for lunch on Good Friday to show support for these vital members of our community,” added 100 Club of Central Texas Board Chair Tami Baker.
 

Traffic Fatality #14

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:11

Case:             18-0840342
 
Date:              Sunday, March 25, 2018

Time:             4:31 a.m.
 
Location:       10200 S Mopac Expressway Northbound  

Deceased:     Zachary Douglas McBride, Black male (D.O.B. 06/9/1994)
 
The preliminary investigation shows that Zachary Douglas McBride was travelling southbound in the northbound lane of S. Mopac in a red, 1985 Chevrolet Pickup when he struck a concrete construction barricade near La Crosse Avenue. McBride was pronounced deceased at the scene.    
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s fourteenth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in fifteen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were sixteen fatal traffic crashes and sixteen traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.

Traffic Fatality #13

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:09

Case:             18-0741868
 
Date:             Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time:             8:48 p.m.
 
Location:       20 N. IH-35 Northbound

Deceased:     Unknown, Hispanic male
 
Officers responded to a report of a deceased, Hispanic male, lying in the middle lane of 20 N. IH-35 Northbound. The trauma to the victim’s body was consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle. The vehicle did not remain on scene and no witnesses have come forward with information.
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s thirteenth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in fourteen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were eleven fatal traffic crashes and eleven traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
 

Traffic Fatality #12

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:07

Case:            18-0721247
 
Date:             Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Time:             4:31 p.m.
 
Location:       500 W. Howard Ln.

Deceased:     Jack Krupski, White male (D.O.B. 5/18/1967)
 
The preliminary investigation shows that a red, 1981 Chevrolet Corvette veered left for an unknown reason in the 500 block of W Howard Ln. The Corvette struck the raised curb before sliding across a large median, clearing a well-established tree as it did so. The Corvette re-entered the roadway perpendicular to the eastbound side of W. Howard Ln. at which point a dark grey, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado struck the passenger side. The significant distance covered by the Corvette indicates the victim, identified as Jack Krupski, was travelling at a high rate of speed.
 
Jack Krupski was transported to Round Rock Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Chevrolet Colorado sustained minor injuries that did not require medical treatment.
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s twelfth fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in thirteen fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were eleven fatal traffic crashes and eleven traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
 

Traffic Fatality #11

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:01

Case:            18-590287
 
Date:             Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Time:            6:36 a.m.
 
Location:      800 E. Slaughter Ln.

Deceased:    Daniel Anthony Franco Tovar, Hispanic male (D.O.B. 2/14/04)
 
The preliminary investigation shows that the victim was walking in a crosswalk from north to south in the 800 block of E. Slaughter Ln. The victim had the right-of-way at the time when a white, 2005 Ford Explorer was traveling westbound on E. Slaughter Ln. approached the intersection of Brandt Rd. The driver of the Explorer entered the intersection against a red light and struck the victim. The driver remained on scene. The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, eventually passing on March 7, 2018 at Dell Children’s Medical Center.
 
The case is still being investigated at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8544. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s eleventh fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in twelve fatalities this year. At this time in 2017, there were ten fatal traffic crashes and ten traffic fatalities.
 
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.

Statement from Chief Brian Manley regarding Schertz incident

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:24

"The Austin Police Department is aware of the incident that has occurred in Schertz, Texas and is working closely on the investigation with our federal partners, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. I want to continue to remind our community to pay close attention to any suspicious device whether it be a package, a bag, a backpack or anything that looks out of place, do not approach it. Call 9-1-1 immediately. Also remember do not move, touch or open unexpected/suspicious packages."

Murder #8

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:23

Case:          18-0750335
 
Date:           Friday, March 16, 2018
 
Time:           5:33 a.m.
 
Location:    2200 block S. 5th St
 
Deceased:  Matthew Aguirre, Hispanic male, (D.O.B. 12-11-1995)
 
On Friday, March 16, 2018 at approximately 5:33 a.m., Austin Police responded to a call of numerous shots fired with people screaming in the 2200 block of S. 5th St.  Upon arrival, officers observed Aguirre lying in the street with obvious trauma to his body. EMS arrived and transported Aguirre to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. Aguirre later succumbed to his wounds and was pronounced deceased at 6:04 a.m. 
           
Homicide investigators responded to the scene and spoke with witnesses who provided detectives with details about the shooting. Based on preliminary accounts this appears to be an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public regarding this incident.
 
The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy on Saturday, March 17, 2018.
 
Police are searching for a white car, possibly a Honda with paper plates.  An African-American male was driving the vehicle. Two women may have been in the vehicle with the male. There is concern the occupants could have been struck by gunfire.   
 
Homicide Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this incident to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS, text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.