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Charges dropped against second person in Austin mass shooting

One person was killed and 14 others were injured in the shooting on Sixth Street early Saturday morning.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor’s note: Days after the mass shooting, the Austin Police Department identified a suspect who had been charged in connection to the shooting. The Travis County district attorney and APD later dropped all charges against that person. KVUE has removed that person’s mugshot and name from all web stories.

Charges have been dropped against a 17-year-old and a juvenile who were arrested in connection to the mass shooting on Sixth Street. 

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The shooting occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 12. Shots were fired into a large crowd in the entertainment district on Sixth Street, sending several victims to the hospital. A total of 14 people were shot.

One of those victims, 25-year-old Douglas John Kantor, died as a result of his injuries on Sunday afternoon. Read his family's statement.

Austin police have not discovered a motive for the shooting but said it was an isolated incident. Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the shooting or what happened before is asked to call 911 or the police tip line at 512-472-TIPS.

WATCH: East 6th Street: A legendary street marred by increasing violence in recent years


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