AUSTIN (KXAN) – The Austin Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in southeast Austin on Tuesday, Senior Patrol Officer Demetri Hobbs said during an APD news conference. published on the agency’s social networks.
At 5:06 p.m., a call came in from the 11200 block of Mickelson Drive asking for an injured person, Hobbs said. APD arrived on the scene shortly after and found a person inside a residence with injuries “incompatible with life.” One person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hobbs said the person who died’s injuries were all over his body.
Homicide detectives were at the scene trying to clarify more details. A person of interest was detained and being questioned by police, Hobbs said.
It was not immediately clear what led to the homicide, which remained under investigation Tuesday, according to police.