Gunshots Fired In Austin During Last Day Of SXSW

The suspect was “captured” and no injuries were reported.

March 20, 2016
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Around 1:30 CT Sunday, gunshots were fired in downtown Austin, Texas, during the last day of South By Southwest festival. According to USA Today, the suspect was swiftly taken into custody and no injuries were reported after the incident. Shortly thereafter, the police recovered a gun around the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Trinity Street, where a crowd of people swarmed out of the area after hearing the gunfire. The police did not provide any more information on the suspect or the charges.

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Gunshots Fired In Austin During Last Day Of SXSW