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Deputies investigating overnight fatal shooting in Del Valle

Deputies in southeast Travis County are investigating an early Thursday morning fatal shooting in Del Valle. (CBS Austin)

Deputies in southeast Travis County are investigating an early Thursday morning fatal shooting in Del Valle.

It happened in the 8000 block of Linden Road, about three miles southeast of the SH 130 and Hwy 71 intersection.

The Travis County Sheriff's Office says at approximately 12:40 a.m. a 911 caller reported that a friend had been dropped off at a home, bleeding and unconscious. Austin-Travis County EMS arrived and treated the male victim at the scene, who was observed to have a gunshot wound, but he was pronounced dead at approximately 1:20 a.m.

Investigators say they have identified persons of interest in the shooting, but they did not say if any arrests have been made.

Last fall, there were a series of homicides in Del Valle. In one case four people were found dead in a burned out home in the 8200 block of Linden Road.

Further details were not immediately available.


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