Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Time: 6:48 a.m.
Location: 9036 N. Lamar Blvd.
Deceased: Hugo Geovany Martinez Morales, Hispanic male, born March 24, 1986
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified the victim in the June 16 homicide as Hugo Geovany Martinez Morales. Austin 911 received a call of a man down in the parking lot of the apartment complex located at 9036 N. Lamar Blvd. APD officers and Austin-Travis County EMS arrived on scene and attempted life-saving measures but were unsuccessful. Hugo Geovany Martinez Morales was pronounced deceased at 7:07 a.m.
Homicide investigators and Crime scene technicians were called to the scene to investigate.
The Travis County Medical Examiner’s office conducted an autopsy and determined the cause of death a gunshot wound and manner of death 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.
You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 38th homicide of 2021.