City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: APD Public Information Office 512-974-5017 Email
Date: Monday, February 27th, 2023
Time: 2:30 a.m.
Location: East 7th Street and Trinity Street
On Monday, February 27th, 2023, at approximately 2:30 a.m., personnel with Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services (ATCEMS) were flagged down by someone who reported a man had been attacked in the northeast corner of East 7th Street and Trinity Street. The victim had severe injuries and was immediately taken to a hospital. The injuries included multiple skull fractures, swelling of the head, and severe brain trauma. EMS contacted the Austin Police Department (APD), and an investigation into the incident began. Officers discovered that the victim was attacked by a man who was not alone. There were two other men who were not involved in the attack with the suspect. The three ran north on Trinity Street towards 9th Street after the incident.
The suspect is described as:
- Hispanic Male
- 21 to 26 years of age
- Slim build
- Black hair, facial hair patch on the chin
- He was last seen wearing a black shirt with white lettering on the front and back, blue jeans shorts, black and white shoes, and a gold medallion chain
The victim has been intubated since the assault.
Anyone with information or video of the incident may submit a tip anonymously by contacting APD Aggravated Assault Detective McCameron via email at Daniel.firstname.lastname@example.org. You can contact Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information that leads to an arrest.