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Authorities identify robbery suspect shot and killed by police
A robbery suspect shot to death after he allegedly opened fire on a violent crimes task force has been identified as 24-year-old Tyler Caraway. According to the Travis County Sheriff's Office:
On September 8, 2014, at 6:54pm the Sheriff’s Office was notified by an FBI Agent on the scene that there was a shooting at 13712 Maye Place, in North Travis County They further advised that one person was shot and EMS was needed on scene.
Sheriff’s Units blocked off the street and Sheriff’s Detectives along with APD and FBI investigators were called to the scene.
Information gathered so far shows that the FBI’s Central Texas Violent Crimes Task Force (which consists of officers from the Austin Police Department, Round Rock Police Department and the FBI) was in the process of serving a warrant when a shooting occurred. One person was shot and transported to the hospital with life threating injuries. That person was later pronounced deceased. He was identified as;
Tyler Caraway, Date of Birth 10-5-1989,
of Austin. None of the officers involved were injured. It is believed that the officers involved in the shooting were from the Austin Police Department and the Round Rock Police Department.
The Travis County Sheriff’s Office will be the lead investigating agency in this incident. There is no other public information available at this time concerning this incident or the original warrant.