Police seek suspect after man shot in head in north Austin

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AUSTIN (KXAN) – A man in his 20s was shot in the top of the head with a shotgun in north Austin near Pflugerville Sunday night, said the Austin Police Department.

It happened at about 9:17 p.m. in the 15100 block of Interstate 35 near Wells Branch Parkway.

Medics transported him to a trauma center with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries, said Austin-Travis County EMS.

Police said a suspect had left the scene before they arrived. Officers are still investigating, and they are actively looking for that suspect.


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