Man killed in East Austin apartment shooting last week identified

Police say Ruler Stephon Bailey, 21, died from gunshot wounds suffered in a shooting at an East Austin apartment complex last Wednesday. (Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety)

Austin Police have identified a man killed in a shooting at an apartment complex in East Austin last Wednesday.

Police say Ruler Stephon Bailey, 21, was died as a result of gunshot wounds.

Just before 1 p.m. on March 15, officers responded to a shots fired call at an apartment complex at 6407 Springdale Road.

Police found Bailey with obvious trauma to his body, and he was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge, where he was pronounced dead.

Bailey's death has been ruled a homicide.

Homicide detectives are interviewing witnesses and following up on leads, and are asking anyone with any information regarding this incident to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588.