Updated 10:59 a.m. The slain officer has been identified as Jaime Padron
Austin Statesman report: An Austin police officer was killed in the line of duty earlier this morning, and a suspect has been arrested.
APD Chief Art Acevedo spoke with the press at 6 a.m. this morning (audio here)
Officials say the officer was fatally shot inside a Walmart off Interstate 35, north of Parmer Lane, in North Austin.
At 8 a.m. Friday morning, Chief Acevedo joined our sister station, KAXM, to speak with JB and Sandy about the incident. (audio here)
Austin police spokesman Cpl. Anthony Hipolito said officers got a 911 call about an intoxicated suspect at the store around 2:20 a.m., but it was not immediately clear what happened after that.
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