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Suspect in custody after 2 shot near Republic Square Park in Downtown Austin

Police said the shooter has been found.

AUSTIN, Texas — Police are investigating after two people were reportedly shot in Downtown Austin.

According to the Austin Police Department, they were shot at Fourth and Guadalupe streets near Republic Square Park, which is where a busy bus stop is located. One of the victims has serious injuries, while the other has non-life-threatening injuries.

The shooting prompted an hours-long search for the suspect. The APD confirmed to KVUE at around 10:30 a.m. that the shooter was caught. The APD could not confirm where or when the suspect was found.

The Austin Transportation Department said police activity in the area had several lanes closed. Officials said the intersection has now been cleared.

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