Police in Austin, Texas say a man dressed as Santa Claus shot four people at a Halloween party Sunday morning.
Austin Police Detective Lee Knouse said in a press conference that around 6:12 a.m., Austin PD was alerted to a shooting at a private residence where a Halloween party was taking place.
There were four victims in the incident, according to Austin Emergency Medical Services. Two of the victims, a male and female both in their 30s, had critical, life-threatening injuries. A third victim was described as a female in her 30s with serious, but non life-threatening injuries.
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The fourth victim refused emergency medical services, Knouse said. The suspect was described to police as a white male dressed in a Santa Claus outfit.
The shooting wasn’t random and the suspect was known to the partygoers. Police arrested the suspect at a second, separate location where no violence was reported Knouse said.
No charges have been reported as the investigation is still ongoing.