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APD officers kill two overnight, including man who killed hotel guest

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By Tony Plohetski, Austin American-Statesman

July 05–Three people were killed in overnight shootings including two people shot by Austin police officers, according to preliminary reports.

At the downtown Omni hotel, authorities said officers shot and killed a suspect who they said fatally wounded a hotel guest. Officials said the shooting happened in the lobby.

The other shooting happened in North Austin after police were asked to check on the welfare of an individual. Authorities say that when officers arrived, a man raised a weapon at the officers, who shot and killed him.

Additional information on the shootings was not immediately available. Check back here for more details.

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