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Gunman at large following thirteen people shot in Texas mass shooting

Austin, Texas Police are investigating a mass shooting that occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Thirteen people were shot in an entertainment district in the city.

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Police said they were called to an incident after 1:00am local time, with reports of multiple shots fired.

Upon arrival, police located several victims who had sustained gun shot wounds.

A total of thirteen people were shot and injured in the incident.

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Eleven victims were in stable condition and two victims were in critical condition.

The shooter was not immediately located, and police are investigating CCTV footage of the incident.

“Our aggravated assault and homicide unit detectives are out investigating, as well as members of our organized crime and gang units to see if this incident was gang-related. It’s not clear what sparked this off, but out of an abundance of caution we have notified the the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force,” a police statement read.

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