Advertisement

Austin Local News

News > News > Austin Local News > Police ID Wednesday's murder victim

Police ID Wednesday's murder victim

Austin Police report on Wednesday, March 15, about 12:46 p.m., officers responded to multiple shots fired at 6407 Springdale Rd. Officers located the victim, Ruler Stephon Bailey, 21, who had sustained obvious trauma to his body. A large crowd formed as officers worked to secure the scene. An Officer Needs Assistance call was put out citywide to assist in containing the chaotic scene. Austin-Travis County EMS also arrived and began resuscitation efforts. Bailey was transported to University Medical Center at Brackenridge hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
On Thursday, March 16, 2017, the Travis County Medical Examiner performed an autopsy. The cause of death was from gunshot wounds. The manner of death was Homicide.
Homicide detectives are interviewing witnesses and following up on leads.
Detectives are asking anyone with any information regarding this incident to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. A reward of up to a $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of this Homicide suspect. You may remain anonymous.

 

(Photo: Shutterstock by Phillip Lange) The nonprofit City Health is out with its annual rankings and according to...
(Photo: Shutterstock by blackzheep) Several City of Austin utility customers – both residential and commercial –...
When it rained last weekend, Austin Watershed Protection engineers feared the Shoal Creek slope failure would mean...
(Photo: KUT) The City of Austin is throwing $110-million at the Waller Creek Park program. Critics though, like...
They're out of room at the Austin Animal Center on Levander Loop. Representatives say they're waiving adoption and...