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Austin SWAT team responds to 'crisis situation' in Downtown Austin

Police said the SWAT team and negotiators were working alongside officers in the 300 block of W. 15th St.

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin police responded to a “crisis situation” in Downtown Austin on Tuesday night.

Police said the SWAT team and negotiators were working alongside officers in the 300 block of W. 15th St.

The incident was located near the Attorney General’s Office and northwest of the Texas Capitol.

Police told KVUE the public is not at risk in this situation. Residents are asked to avoid the area.

No other information is available at this time.

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