At least one dead and ‘multiple’ victims in Texas shootings

AUSTIN:  Police in Austin, Texas said that an “active shooter” had on Sunday caused “multiple victims,” with local media reports saying that at least one person was dead.

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Police said via Twitter there were separate shootings downtown “within the same area,” and that “both scenes are secure at this time.”

A woman in her 30s was killed in the incident, the Austin American-Statesman newspaper reported, citing county emergency medical personnel. At least three other people were rushed to a local hospital, the newspaper said.

Police across the country, and especially in Texas, remain on edge weeks after a black extremist shot dead five officers protecting a peaceful march against police brutality in Dallas.

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At least one dead and ‘multiple’ victims in Texas shootings

by AFP