Police respond to Round Rock Juneteenth shooting


Round Rock Police have confirmed that during the Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 15th at Old Settlers Park, 14 victims were taken to local hospitals due to gunshot wounds, with two individuals tragically losing their lives at the scene.

The authorities are actively seeking a suspect related to the shooting. The suspect is described as a black male, around 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a thin build, short dreadlocks, and was wearing a white hoodie at the time of the incident.

If you have any information about the suspect’s whereabouts or witnessed the incident, please contact Detective Maio at 512-341-3135 or email [email protected]. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering a $5,000 reward for details leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) involved.

A shooting took place on Saturday night during the Juneteenth celebration at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, resulting in the death of two individuals and injuries to several others.

Due to the ongoing investigation, all activities and events scheduled at Old Settlers Park on Sunday, June 16th have been canceled.

The incident started around 10:50 p.m. with an altercation between two groups at the event, as reported by Round Rock Police Chief Allen Banks. Chief Banks mentioned that the victims were not part of the initial altercation, and further details about them are not yet known.

Police officers and the Round Rock Fire Department promptly responded to the scene, providing medical assistance to the victims. Chief Banks expressed his gratitude for their swift actions during a news briefing early Sunday morning.

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