Police: West Austin shooting was murder-suicide

Meaghan Bernier and Jason Lamb.

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police said a 41-year-old man broke into a woman’s apartment and shot her several times before turning the gun on himself.

Authorities identified the woman as 29-year-old Meaghan Bernier and the man as Jason Lamb.

Police were called to an apartment on Sunday about 11:20 p.m. along Champion Grand View Way, near Loop 360 and RR 2222.

Authorities have not revealed the nature of the relationship between the two people, but said there was a history of domestic violence at that address before.

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