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Police investigating fatal shooting in N Austin

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Austin police are investigating a fatal overnight shooting in North Austin.

At about 11:03 p.m. Tuesday, authorities received a call reporting shots fired in the 600 block of Barwood Park, near the northwest corner of 183 and Interstate 35. When police arrived, they found a male victim with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim, Marcus v. Johnson, was taken to Brackenridge Hospital where he was pronounced dead at around 4:29 a.m.

Detectives are searching for two black male suspects, possibly in their 20's, that fled the scene in a light colored four door vehicle. 

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588 or Crimestoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES.  Citizens may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if their tip leads to an arrest or charges being filed.

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