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Police arrest man who got out of car, fired several shots in North Austin

The shooting happened in North Austin.

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin police have arrested a man who allegedly got out of his car, waived a gun around and fired several shots off U.S. 183 in North Austin Wednesday morning.

The Austin Police Department said officers responded to 1900 Hearthside Drive at around 10:20 a.m. Several people told officers that the suspect got out of his car, waived a gun around and fired four to five shots.

No injuries have been reported in the incident.

The suspect was at large, but the APD said shortly before 1 p.m. that he had been taken into custody.

The department closed down roads near Hearthside Drive as they investigated the shooting.


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