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Police investigating suspicious death in South Austin

Police are on scene at Kenyon Drive.

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department is investigating a suspicious death in South Austin on Thursday.

Police said the call came in around 12:18 p.m. from the 1100 block of Kenyon Drive. The caller said a male subject had been shot.

When officials arrived, they found a man with what appeared to be gunshot injuries. He was pronounced dead on scene at 12:27 p.m. 

On Friday, the deceased was identified as Garrett Gamond-Hill, 23.

Police said they believe the victim was inside his home when someone came and knocked on his door. The investigation leads them to believe they had a conversation at the door for about five minutes before the suspect opened fire and fled the scene in a black sedan.

The suspect was described as a Black male with a thin build estimated to be in his 20s. He was wearing a dark hoodie.

The APD said they don't believe there to be a threat to the public at this time.

Anyone with more information can call police at 512-974-8477. A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.


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