Man fires gun into truck; hits two people

Scene of a shooting on E 6th Street (Thomas Costley / KXAN)
Scene of a shooting on E 6th Street (Thomas Costley / KXAN)

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A suspect is in custody after an early morning shooting outside a club in downtown Austin.

Austin Police tell KXAN that there was a disturbance around 2:30am Sunday in the 500 block of E. 6th St.

They say a suspect pulled out a gun and fired a round into a truck.

A man and woman inside the truck were hit by the bullet and taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect was later arrested and is facing an aggravated assault charge. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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