Deceased: Eric Charles Allen, Black male, DOB 07/27/1992
Austin police, fire and Austin-Travis County EMS responded to 12507 Rampart Street on December 23, 2018 at approximately 12:34 p.m. following an emergency call that reported someone at the residence had been shot. Upon arrival, EMS and fire personnel attempted to save gunshot victim Eric Allen. Despite their best efforts, Allen was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Travis County Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death from a gunshot wound. The manner of death was homicide.
APD homicide investigators responded to the scene and are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding Allen’s death.
They are asking anyone with any information about the incident to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS, text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App or email APD Homicide at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android
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