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Austin man charged after shots fired incident early Sunday morning

An Austin man authorities believe may have been a gunman during an early Sunday morning shots fired incident in the 900 block of 3rd Avenue Northwest has been charged in Mower County District Court. 

24-year old Eric Lamar Starnes Jr. was charged Tuesday with a felony for 2nd degree assault with a dangerous weapon.  Starnes’ next appearance in Mower County District Court is scheduled for December 28th. 

Austin Chief of Police Dave McKichan reported that the case is still under investigation. 


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