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APD Officers shoot, injure armed suspect in N Austin

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On Friday afternoon three Austin Police officers fired and injured an armed suspect during a disturbance in north Austin.

According to police, they were called to Quail Ridge Drive after receiving reports of shots being fired.  When they arrived on scene EMS personnel told police that they saw what appeared to be a wife and a husband struggling over a rifle.

Three officers all fired their guns on the suspect saying he was holding what appeared to be a type of assault rifle.

The suspect was hit and received non-life-threatening injuries.  A resident in the area who was outside fixing a fence was hit by a stray bullet.  Both are in stable condition.

 

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