Austin police investigating shooting in South Austin
by KJCE Staff,posted Apr 2 2012 6:54AM
A man in his 20s is in police custody after a shooting this morning in South Austin.
Neighbors at an apartment complex in the 1700 block of Nelms Drive heard someone yelling they had been shot near the roadway around 3:30 Monday morning. According to a police spokesman, the male victim was later found in their apartment inside the complex with a gunshot wound to the lower back.
According to police, that victim underwent surgery and is now in stable condition.
After the shooting, a third man and possible second victim arrived at St. David's South Austin Medical Center with head injuries. Police believe he may be connected to the incident, but did not have any further details.
The suspect also arrived at the same hospital, where police took him into custody.