Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021
Time: 5:58 p.m.
Location: 8220 W. SH 71
Deceased: Brian Ocampo, Hispanic male, born June 18, 2002
Arrested: 15-year-old Hispanic male
On November 9, 2021, the Lonestar Fugitive Task Force arrested a 15-year-old Hispanic male on a 1st degree felony murder warrant. The juvenile was transported and booked into Gardner Bettes Juvenile Detention Facility.
Original Press Release:
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified Brian Ocampo as the deceased in the November 4 homicide on SH 71.
At approximately 5:58 p.m., Austin 9-1-1 received a call of a male shot in a vehicle at 8220 W. SH 71. When APD and Austin-Travis County EMS arrived on scene, they found Brian Ocampo with multiple gunshot wounds sitting in the driver’s seat of a black BMW. Despite live-saving measures, Mr. Ocampo succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 6:17 p.m. by Dr. Abraham from the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Homicide investigators and crime scene technicians were called to process the scene and interview witnesses.
On November 5, 2021, the Travis County Medical Examiner’s office conducted an autopsy and ruled the cause of death as a multiple gunshots wounds and the manner, homicide.
Detectives are asking anyone with information or video of the incident to call APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS, email firstname.lastname@example.org, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous. Information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.
This was Austin's 79th homicide of 2021.