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The Austin Police Department confirmed that one of the 14 people injured in Saturday morning's downtown mass shooting has died. He was a tourist visiting from New York.

The victim was identified as 25-year-old Douglas John Kantor and police said he succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital at 12:01 p.m. on Sunday. The state of the other victims is still unknown, though authorities said some had injuries moderate enough to drive themselves to the hospital.

Police said the investigation is now transitioning to homicide.

Police arrested one suspect on Saturday evening but are still searching for the second suspect involved in the crime; they believe the shooting broke out after a disturbance between the two suspects.

Police confirmed the suspect in custody is a juvenile on Sunday and have yet to determine the charges they face. As the suspect in custody is a minor, it is likely his identity and court records will remain confidential.

This is an ongoing investigation and police are still asking for any information to be reported by calling 9-1-1 or 512-472-TIPS.

For future updates on this case, click here.


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