At any rate 13 individuals were harmed in a mass shooting in a bustling diversion locale in midtown Austin, police in the Texas city said early Saturday.
“I’m glad to report nobody has kicked the bucket,” break Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon told journalists close to the location of the occurrence in the space of 400 E sixth Street — a mainstream region loaded up with bars and cafés.
The primary call of shots discharged came in at around 1:24 a.m. nearby time (2:24 a.m. ET), he said, adding that the road was blockaded to keep out groups and vehicle traffic at the hour of the shooting.
“We do have 2 patients in basic condition,” he added. “We have an aggregate of 11 individuals shipped to one emergency clinic, 1 was moved to an alternate medical clinic and 1 individual answered to a Urgent Care Clinic. So there is a sum of 13 shooting casualties.”
“Our officials reacted rapidly,” the interval boss said. “They had the option to promptly start life-saving measures for a considerable lot of these patients, including utilizations of tourniquets; uses of chest seals.”