On Monday, September 11, 2023, at approximately 9:32 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a call from the Travis County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) regarding a body found with gunshot wounds at John Trevino Jr., Metro Park, located at 9501 FM 969. TCSO received a call at 7:18 p.m., reporting a deceased white male at the park. The location of where the body was found was determined to be in APD’s jurisdiction.
Investigators believe the victim was shot and killed by a suspect who fled the area. Detectives are still looking for the shooter.
Anyone with any information should contact the Austin Police Department at 512-974-TIPS. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information that leads to an arrest.
This case is being investigated as Austin’s 44th homicide of 2023.