Shooting injures one woman; search underway for suspect

Aziza Musa

Austin Police are investigating a shooting that left one woman injured near Martin Luther King Jr. and Airport boulevards early Sunday morning.

At approximately 1:08 a.m., police received a call about a shooting on the 2300 block of Airport Boulevard. Officers arrived on scene two minutes later and saw a female in her late 30s with a gunshot wound.

They transferred the woman to University Medical Center Brackenridge, where she is in critical condition, said Cpl. Wuthipong Tantaksinanukij, a police spokesman.

The suspect, a male, was last seen going northbound on Airport Boulevard and could have possibly entered a dark colored sport utility vehicle, police said. Police are still searching for the suspect, and have not released the names of either the suspect or the victim.