City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: APD Public Information Office 512-974-5017 Email
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Date: Sunday, May 14th, 2023
Location: 40 block of Comal Street Austin, Texas
On Sunday, May 14th, 2023, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a shooting near the intersection of Nash Hernandez Road and Comal Street. Officers at the scene were told that a victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds. Officers later discovered that a small car club event took place at the intersection of Comal Street and Dilly Street. During the event a verbal disturbance escalated into the shooting. The suspect, whose description is included in this release traveled in a gray, four-door vehicle described as a possible Hyundai Sonata or Elantra.
The suspect is described as:
- Heavy set
- Dark complexion
- Black, bushy hair, styled in a bowl cut
The suspect vehicle is described as:
- Possibly a Hyundai Sonata or Elantra
- Dark gray
Anyone with information about this incident or other violent crime is asked to call the APD Aggravated Assault Unit at 737-228-8298. You may submit your tip anonymously through the 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.