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APD: Downtown man covered in blood dies, suspect not in custody

(Austonia file photo)

The Austin Police Department is investigating a suspicious death near Waterloo Park on Thursday night.


At the intersection of 12th and Red River streets, police received multiple calls at around 8:40 p.m. about a man covered in blood running in the roadway. Police say the man had potentially been stabbed. Austin-Travis County EMS transported the injured man to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No suspect is in custody at this time, and police did not reveal any suspect information in a late-night media briefing.

APD is asking anyone with information on this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or the homicide tip line at 512-477-3588.

Police said this was the second homicide incident they responded to in less than 24 hours.

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