Police ID victim in Southwest Austin homicide

Police ID victim in Southwest Austin homicide

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An 18-year-old has been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting in Southwest Austin.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 5600 block of Porsche Lane on Jan. 4, around 5:30 p.m. according to police.

Michael Chavez was found at the scene with gunshot wounds. He was transported to UMC Brackenridge, where he later died.

Police say they are still searching for two vehicles that were reported leaving the scene after the shooting occurred. One vehicle is described as a 4-door dark, colored sedan. The other is described a s a mid- to late 90s Cadillac with distinctive shinny emerald green or teal paint.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the APD Tip line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS.

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