APD investigating 3rd homicide this week

APD investigating 3rd homicide this week

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Austin Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the 3500 block of Gonzales in East Austin.

Police received a call about shots fired around 12:40 a.m. When officers and EMS arrived they found the victim with a gun shot wound. He was transported to Brackenridge where he was pronounced dead.

As for the investigation, police aren't releasing many details. It's not clear if the shooting happened inside or outside one of the homes. Officers are still searching for the person who pulled the trigger.

Family and friends at the scene say the victim was celebrating his 35th birthday.

This death marks the third homicide investigation this week.

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