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Austin police identify victim in NE Austin apartment shooting

March 20, 2017 - 3:27 pm
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(Austin/KJCE) Austin Police have identified the victim in last week's fatal shooting on Northeast Austin; the city's 7th murder of 2017.

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Investigators say 21-year old Ruler Bailey was gunned down at the Rare Apartments in the 6400 block of Springdale Road at approximately 12:46 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15. Officers arrived and located Bailey, who had sustained obvious trauma to his body. Austin-Travis County EMS also arrived and began resuscitation efforts.

Bailey was transported to University Medical Center at Brackenridge hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Homicide detectives are interviewing witnesses and following up on leads. Detectives are asking anyone with any information regarding this incident to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS

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