A 20-year-old man died in the hospital after being shot in southeast Austin Tuesday evening.
The Austin Police Department responded to the shooting in the 2000 block of Willow Creek Drive around 7:43 p.m.
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Officers found the victim, identified as Eric House, unresponsive with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.
Police arrested 21-year-old Aiden Guillory in connection with the crime. Detectives believe Guillory knew the victim and “[handled] the firearm recklessly.”
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Austin Police Department at 512-974-TIPS. Tips can be submitted anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477.
The case is being investigated as Austin's fourth homicide of 2023.