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Austin Police looking for information concerning shots fired incident on July 17th

Austin Police are looking for information that could lead to an arrest after shots were reported fired in the northeast sector of the city early on the morning of July 17.

Austin Police Capt. Todd Clennon stated that officers responded to a report of shots fired at approximately 3:00 a.m. on the morning of July 17 in the 300 block of 12th Street Northeast. Officers located and recovered 22 shell casings consisting of a mixture of 9mm and .45 caliber rounds in the 1300 block of 1st Place Southeast.

Clennon stated that officers made contact with multiple subjects, some of whom were uncooperative, and several citizens who heard the gunshots and reported the incident.  There were no known victims and Captain Clennon indicated that the only reported damage was to a vehicle that was struck by one  bullet. The vehicle was processed for evidence.

A follow up search warrant was executed in the 200 block of 14th Street Southeast without incident.

No arrests have been made in the case, which has been assigned to the department’s Division of Investigation.  

Anyone with information concerning the case is asked to contact the Mower County Law Enforcement Center at 507-437-9400. Reports, as a reminder, can be made anonymously.


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