Police investigating into city’s 30th murder of the year

Aziza Musa

Austin police are investigating the city’s 30th murder that occurred late Sunday night near Riverside Drive and Pleasant Valley Road.

At about 10:11 p.m., officers were dispatched to the crime scene because of a disturbance involving two males during which one male stabbed the other, said APD senior police officer Dennis Farris. The victim was pronounced dead at 10:38 p.m.

Police arrested the suspect near the crime scene shortly after talking to witnesses. Farris said both the suspect and victim appear to be transients and that police will not release any further information because the investigation is ongoing.