City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: APD Public Information Office 512-974-5017 Email
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Time: 8:27 p.m.
Location: 8645 Research Blvd
Deceased: Victor Hernandez, Hispanic male, 7/28/1979
On Saturday, September 17, 2022, at approximately 8:27 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a call regarding a stabbing at 8645 Research Blvd. Officers arrived to find the victim, Victor Hernandez, with what appeared to be a knife wound. Hernandez was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Specialists responded to investigate the scene. During the on-scene investigation, detectives discovered that Hernandez and another man were arguing with someone else. During the altercation, Hernandez was stabbed by the man he was arguing with. The man fled the scene.
Anyone with information or video of the incident should call APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS; the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), use the new Crime Stoppers App or email APD Homicide at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may remain anonymous.
This case is being investigated as Austin's 55th homicide of 2022.