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Crime Stoppers offering $1K reward for information in deadly shooting near Airport Boulevard

Officers responded to a report of shots fired at 2 a.m. at 38 1/2 Street and just east of Interstate 35.
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AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department has named the man who was found dead with gunshot wounds in a parking lot near Airport Boulevard on Aug. 1. 

According to APD, officers responded to a report of shots fired at 2 a.m. Sunday morning at 38 1/2 Street and Werner Avenue, just east of Interstate 35. There, they found a man identified as James Burrows, 63, lying in the parking lot.

While officers performed CPR on the victim, he was ultimately pronounced dead at the scene.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in the shooting.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call the APD Aggravated Assault Unit at 512-974-5245, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD.

This is APD's 49th homicide of 2021.

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