“One shooting is too many for Round Rock,” Police Chief Allen Banks

Round Rock Police Department is currently investigating a homicide that occurred Tuesday evening, April19th

Arturo Granados, 18, of Round Rock, was declared deceased on scene following a shooting in the 1600-block of Gattis School Road.

Round Rock Police responded to a report of a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to a male victim at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center at approximately 9:40 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19th. Officers spoke to witnesses who said the shooting happened in the 1600-block of Gattis School Road. Officers responded to the location and found Granados deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers also received a report of a third male subject with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center.

“One shooting is too many for Round Rock,” Police Chief Allen Banks said. “Our officers are committed to keeping this city one of the safest in the country. We will work tirelessly to ensure justice is served in this case. This was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.”

Back on March 14th Round Rock Police responded to a fight that broke out among a group of teenagers at the same location. In that incident several subject were detained while the police investigated the incident.

The investigation of the  April 19th shooting is ongoing. More information will be released at it becomes available. If anyone has information regarding this incident, call RRPD at 512-218-5500 or email jrowe@roundrocktexas.gov.  Anonymous tips can be submitted using the Tip411 website at citizenobserver.com/cov6/app/webTipForm.html?id=5853.

In an unrelated incident at 4:45pm, Wednesday April 27th, the Round Rock SWAT Team served a warrant at a residence in the 1100-block of King Cotton Lane. One adult male suspect was taken into custody and officers began to leave the scene around 5:30pm There was no danger to the public.

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