SWAT situation in North Austin leads to officer-involved shooting

The police informs about the shooting by officials – 01/04/21

Austin Police are discussing details of a SWAT situation that resulted in a gunfight involving an officer.

Austin Police say a suspect is in custody following a SWAT situation in north Austin that resulted in a gunfight involving an officer.

The incident occurred on the 12,500 block of North I-35 south at the Springhill Suites.

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It started around 5:30 a.m. (CT) and the suspect was arrested about two hours later. The suspect suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

It is not clear what led to the shootings, but officials say no officers were injured.

The police remain on site. This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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