AUSTIN, CO – A drug deal in North Austin resulted in a shooting. The shooting occurred Tuesday morning at an apartment complex parking lot. A man was shot twice during the drug deal which took place along Interstate 35, as stated by Austin police.
Apart from this, police say the man was discovered at the Woodland Heights Apartments, a little after 4 a.m. It should be noted that the apartment complex is near East Powell Lane, alongside the southbound lanes of Interstate 35.
Furthermore, the man sustained serious injuries as described by Austin-Travis County EMS Tuesday morning. While the injuries are potentially life-threatening, police confirmed that the man was alert and talking to them. Therefore, they believe he is expected to survive.
In a later statement made by police, they revealed that the man’s injuries were not life-threatening. Further adding that the man who sustained injuries from the drug deal turned shooting is refusing to cooperate with police. The Austin Police Department also confirmed that the other suspects fled the scene and are at large. In addition to this, there has been no cooperation on their end.
Currently, police have not located any residents who may have sustained injuries or who may have witnessed the shooting.
However, according to the Austin Police Department, their robbery investigators are working on the case.