Chaos Erupts In Austin As A Shooter Targeted Protesters Who Were Marching Down The Streets Of The City:
Note, this is a developing story. We will update it as more information arrives across our desk.
UPDATE: One of the victims has died. Police are ruling it a homicide. Rumor mill is spinning on both sides, antifa sympathizers are calling the shooter a neo-Nazi, conservative side is claiming that the vehicle was mobbed and it was an act of self defense. We cannot confirm any more details at this time.
Clip of the shooting at the protest in Austin Texas from Hiram Gilberto on FB pic.twitter.com/VFbzqfoSff— Anthony Martino (@anthonyfartino) July 26, 2020
Austin PD Has Released Little Detail On The Incident Thus Far
APD is working a shooting at Congress and 4th St. Media: please avoid calling the Real Time Crime Center at this time as the line needs to stay open. An update will be sent when scene is secured and safe to do so. Thank you. WC-5— Austin Police Department (@Austin_Police) July 26, 2020
Initial reports suggest there are multiple victims, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. The shooting took place just before 10 PM.
CPR was used on at least one victim shown in the video below. One adult has been taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
The Austin Police Department is on the scene near Congress Avenue and Fourth Street alongside the Austin Fire Department.
First Responders Rushed To The Scene To Provide Medical Aid To The Wounded
Video from the scene after a car pulled up and opened fire on protesters at Congress & Fourth. One victim is confirmed, their condition is unknown. CPR was administered on the scene.— Austin Chronicle (@AustinChronicle) July 26, 2020
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