A sampling of emergency response reports made over the weekend
- Report of person shot. Esquire Acres Ln & Blue Bluff Rd, Saturday 12:10 p.m.
- ATM theft. Report of four men in an F-150 full of "tools and ladders" attached chains to an ATM. Fled into Zilker neighborhood. 1901 S. Lamar Blvd. at Hether Street, Saturday 2:54 a.m.
- Gunpoint robbery of woman walking to her car. Super 8 motel, 5526 N. I-35, Friday 10:41 p.m.
- Attempted gunpoint robbery at Mi Pueblito Food Mart, black handgun, suspect ran away. 8237 Research Blvd., Saturday 10:34 a.m.
- Gray Porsche crashes into light pole, knocks it down, drives away. I-35 & E. 49th Street, Saturday 8:24 a.m.
Fights and beatings
- Report of man beating a woman with a baseball bat, across street from APD Headquarters, 717 E. 7th St., 5:57 a.m.
- Man fighting EMS crew, injures EMS crew member. Rodeway Inn, 6201 E. US-290, Friday 7:22 p.m.
- Large group fighting. 1438 Coronado Hills Drive, Saturday 4:01 p.m.
- Group of women fighting downtown, E. 7th Street & Trinity Street, Sunday 2:21 a.m.
- Group fight at Studio 6 motel. Sunday, 7:11 a.m.
- Man and woman fight in hotel lobby. 900 E. Ben White Blvd., Sunday 8:44 a.m.
- Two men fight downtown. 5th & Congress, Saturday 11:35 p.m.
- Man and woman fight in mobile home park parking lot. 8045 Old Bee Caves Road, Sunday 8:58 a.m.
- Report of fight involving a "large stick." South Congress and Ben White Blvd., Friday 2:47 p.m.
- Man "brandishing a black pistol." E. Rundberg Lane & Cameron Road, Saturday 10:12 a.m.
- Man armed with gun, chasing another man. N. Lamar Blvd & Brentwood Street, Saturday 2:56 a.m.
- Apartment burglary. 1007 S. Congress Ave, Saturday 12:12 a.m.
- Residential break-in. 1504 W. Braker Lane, Saturday 1:05 a.m.
- Stolen car. Key View Cv & Key View Drive, Saturday 7:16 a.m.
- Person trapped in an elevator. Apartment complex 11001 Austin Lane, Domain, Saturday 10:24 a.m.
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With the latest allocation of 16,450 sent to Travis County this week, the county will have received 104,275 doses of the vaccine. Local public health officials estimate that there are 285,000 area residents who fall in the 1A and 1B priority groups, meaning that around 37% of them should have access to doses seven weeks into the rollout process.
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