[9News Australia] At least one person is reported to have died and “multiple” people are injured after a shooting in Austin, Texas.
The Austin Police department warned people to stay away from the downtown area of the city after shots rang out around 3am local time (6pm AEST).
It was not immediately clear how many people were shot.
A woman in her 30s was killed in the shooting, the Austin American-Statesman newspaper reported on its website, citing the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services agency.
At least three other people were rushed to a local hospital, the newspaper said.
Active shooter incident downtown, multiple victims. Stay away from downtown. Media: Dont call for updates at this time, more to follow. PIO6
— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) July 31, 2016
— Dorian Santiago (@doritosr) July 31, 2016
Local television station KXAN, citing paramedics, reported that people with gunshot wounds were spread across the area.
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