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Police identify two people killed, suspect in double North Austin shooting

The suspect has now been charged with capital murder.

AUSTIN, Texas — Police have arrested a man in connection to a double homicide in North Austin that happened on Saturday morning.

The Austin Police Department (APD) said Monday it had arrested 31-year-old Yong Yoon Kim.

The incident happened in the 2100 block of W. Anderson Lane, in the parking lot behind the St. Louis soccer fields, according to the APD. In APD's update on Jan. 24, the department said the incident happened in the parking lot of 7797 Burnet Road, which is in that area.

Credit: Austin Police Department
Yong Yoon Kim, 31

Police said they received multiple 911 calls around 11:45 a.m. Officers arriving on the scene found two people in the parking lot with gunshot wounds.

The two people were pronounced dead on the scene, according to police and Austin-Travis County EMS. The victims were identified Monday as Nathan Limoge and Christopher Rivers.

While officers were on the scene, they received information Kim was in the area, APD said. According to APD, Kim called 911 and advised that he had gotten into an altercation with two men and shot them in self-defense. Eyewitnesses of the shooting gave contrary accounts of the incident, APD said.

Officer Bullock provides a media briefing related to the suspicious deaths in the 2100 block of W Anderson Ln. - PIO8

Posted by Austin Police Department on Saturday, January 22, 2022

Kim was later located and detained without incident. Kim was charged with capital murder and booked into the Travis County jail, where he is currently being held with no bond. There is no ongoing threat to the public.

This is Austin's fifth and sixth homicide of 2022, according to APD.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS.


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