© Reuters. Police examine the scene of a mass capturing within the Sixth Avenue leisure district space of Austin, Texas, U.S. June 12, 2021. REUTERS/Nuri Vallbona


(Reuters) -Fourteen folks had been wounded after two males opened fireplace at one another in a busy leisure district in downtown Austin, Texas early on Saturday, police stated, including that one of many suspected shooters remained at giant.

Gunfire erupted at about 1:30 a.m. within the Sixth Avenue space, a well-liked nightlife vacation spot within the state capital, Austin Police Division Interim Chief Joseph Chacon stated in a information convention on Saturday afternoon.

“This does seem like an remoted incident between two events,” he stated. “A lot of the victims had been harmless bystanders.”

Cops who had been close by rushed to the scene the place they utilized tourniquets and carried out CPR on victims, Chacon stated.

Two of the injured had been in hospital in important situation and the opposite 12 had been in secure situation. There have been no deaths, Chacon stated.

The Austin Police Division stated on Saturday night that one suspect had been arrested with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Process Drive, and that officers had been persevering with to comply with up on results in apprehend the remaining suspect.

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