(AllHipHop News) Earlier today, shots were reported being fired in downtown Austin on the last day of South By Southwest. According to USA Today, two suspects were apprehended by police after multiple gunshots were heard around 4 am on 6th street downtown. Kill TV’s Kristin Diaz live-tweeted the incident as a witness when it happened.
Just witnessed Shots fired at SXSW causing crowd of people to run in panic. Details still pending. #SXSW
— Kristin Diaz (@KristinDiazTv) March 20, 2016
According to the report, the gunshots caused people to disperse. However, Austin Police later tweeted that a suspect was caught and the gun was soon recovered. Their has been no current description of the suspect as of yet.
APD on scene at shots fired call at 6th and Trinity. Suspect fired rounds into air, no injuries. Suspect captured and gun recovered. WC 6
— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) March 20, 2016