Deceased: Antwan Danell Riddle, Black male, born 03/21/74
Arrested: Albert Ellsworth Hardy, Black male, 29 years of age
On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at approximately 7:29 p.m., Austin 911 received a call of shots fired at 9010 Galewood Dr. The caller reported that a man had been shot numerous times. Austin Police, Austin Fire and Austin-Travis County EMS arrived on scene, locating the victim, Antwan Riddle. Riddle was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas in critical condition. Despite best efforts, Riddle succumbed to his wounds and was pronounced deceased at 8:13 p.m.
While patrol officers were interviewing witnesses, a suspect was developed and located in a nearby apartment. Officers took Albert Ellsworth Hardy into custody without incident. Hardy was booked into the Travis County jail for 1st degree murder. Austin Homicide detectives and crime scene units arrived and processed the scene.
The Travis County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy today.
Detectives are asking anyone with video or information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App or email APD Homicide at email@example.com. You may remain anonymous.You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.
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