Austin police investigate shooting on South Lamar

Austin police are investigating a shooting on S Lamar Blvd. (photo courtesy Juan Salinas)

AUSTIN (KXAN) —  Two men are in the hospital after a shooting in South Austin. Police say it all started at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday at 2119 South Lamar Blvd.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge and is expected to be OK.

Police say just after that, another man with a gunshot wound showed up at South Austin Medical Center, without life-threatening injuries. Police say they believe the two could be connected.

No one is in custody, but police say they don’t think there is a threat to the public. 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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