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Deadly shooting near Pflugerville leads to arrests in South Austin

As of now, it is unclear what led up to the shooting.

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas — Travis County Sheriff's deputies are investigating after a man was killed overnight in North Travis County.

The shooting happened just before 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 2800 block of Halite Bend near Pflugerville. When deputies got to the scene, they started CPR on the man, but he died on the scene.

It didn't take long for investigators to identify two suspects. Both of them were found in South Austin on Deatonhill Drive near William Cannon Drive. 

With the help of the Austin Police Department, they were taken into custody. One of the suspects was released after being interviewed by detectives. According to the sheriff's office, one of the suspects knew the victim.

As of now, it is unclear what led up to the shooting.

On Thursday, the deceased was identified as 31-year-old Cornelius Ramon Moore of Bastrop.

This is the third homicide Travis County Sheriff's Office investigators are looking into this year. The second homicide of 2021 happened on Memorial Day near Pflugerville. In that incident, a person was stabbed to death.


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