One man was killed and another person was injured after a police shooting early Tuesday morning.
One man was killed and another person was injured after a police shooting on the morning of Jan. 5.
The shooting happened on a public road in the 2500 block of Wickersham Lane. The call came in at 12:34 a.m.
According to the Austin Police Department, two APD officers were involved in the shooting, but they were not injured. On Feb. 4, the APD identified the officers as Gabriel Gutierrez and Luis Serrato. Gutierrez has been with the department for five years, and Serrato has been with APD for two years.
During a press conference at 4:45 a.m. on Jan. 5, Chief Brian Manley gave an update on the shooting. Manley said the incident initially involved an off-duty officer in his personal vehicle. When the officer, later identified as Gutierrez turned on Wickersham Lane, a car following him cut him off, Manley said.
The officer saw the driver pull out a gun and shots were fired, police said. The officer then called 911 to report the incident.