Man seriously injured in South Austin shooting

Shooting on Roxana Drive.

AUSTIN (KXAN) —  A man is his 20s was seriously injured Thursday after being shot in the chest, according to Austin Police. The shooting happened about 8 p.m. near Roxanna Drive and Slaughter Lane in South Austin.

Authorities said as many as 50 people may have been involved in a neighborhood dispute when someone pulled out a gun and fired five or six shots. The shooting suspect was taken into custody, and officers said they recovered a weapon nearby with the help of a police dog. Authorities said multiple other people are facing charges.

The victim was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with potentially life threatening injuries, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. No further information was immediately available. 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. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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