The 16-year-old was standing on the sidewalk about 11 p.m. in the 5400 block of West Iowa when someone walked up and fired shots at him, striking him in the right thigh and groin.
A man who police said was suffering emotional distress allegedly threatened a neighbor, then set fire to his own West Side home as police were trying to coax him outside.
Four people were hurt in a gang-related shooting after large groups of teenagers started fighting in the street Monday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
A high school senior was killed in a fire in the South Austin neighborhood overnight. An 18-year-old male also was injured when he jumped from a second-floor window to escape the blaze.
An 83-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease went missing Saturday from the West Side Austin neighborhood.