Austin Detectives Search for Shooting Suspect at Car Club Event That Left One Dead

On Sunday, May 14th, 2023, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a shooting near the intersection of Nash Hernandez Road and Comal Street. Officers at the scene were told that a victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds. Officers later discovered that a small car club event took place at the intersection of Comal Street and Dilly Street. During the event a verbal disturbance escalated into the shooting. The suspect, whose description is included in this release traveled in a gray, four-door vehicle described as a possible Hyundai Sonata or Elantra.
The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • Hispanic
  • Heavy set
  • Dark complexion
  • Black, bushy hair, styled in a bowl cut

The suspect vehicle is described as:

  • Possibly a Hyundai Sonata or Elantra
  • Four-door
  • Dark gray

 Anyone with information about this incident or other violent crime is asked to call the APD Aggravated Assault Unit at 737-228-8298. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting or calling 512-472-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information that leads to an arrest.