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Austin Police Department Officers Involved In Shooting Incident Resulting In 1 Dead And 3 Injured Were Placed On Administrative Duty

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Three Austin Police Department officers who were involved in a late-night shooting incident on Sixth Street that resulted in one person being shot and killed and three others sustaining injuries were placed on administrative duty, according to Austin Police Department Interim Chief Robin Henderson.

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Shooting Incident Involving Three Austin Police Department Officers

SOURCE– A late-night shooting incident on Sixth Street involving three Austin Police Department officers resulted in one death and three injuries. According to Austin Police Department Interim Chief Robin Henderson, the three Austin Police Department officers responded to reports of a man armed with a gun trying to enter a bar on Sixth Street.

When the Austin Police Department officers arrived at the bar, an employee identified the man with the gun and the three Austin Police Department officers approached him. The man then pulled out his gun and pointed it toward the officers and others inside the bar.

The three Austin Police Department officers opened fire at the man after he pointed the gun at them, striking him multiple times before the man was pronounced dead.

READ ALSO: A Texas Woman Fatally Shoots A 14-Year-Old Who Was Trying To Break Into Her Home, According To The Police

The Three Austin Police Department Officers Were Placed On Administrative Duty After The Incident

Robin Henderson, the interim chief of the Austin Police Department, said that none of the three officers were injured during the incident, though three injured bystanders were transported to the hospital, one of the three was in critical condition.

According to Fox News, the three Austin Police Department officers involved in the shooting incident were placed on administrative duty and will have 9, 11, and 13 years of service, respectively, with the department.

READ ALSO: Two South Carolina Farmers Who Faced Murder Charges In The Shooting Death Of A Neighbor Were Granted Bond

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