Updated Jun 13, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Victim dies after downtown Austin mass shooting

 Police barricades sit unused near the scene of a shooting on June 12, 2021 in Austin, Texas.

Police barricades near the scene of a shooting in Austin, Texas, on Saturday. Photo: Sergio Flores/Getty Images

A 25-year-old man died Sunday of injuries sustained in a mass shooting that wounded 13 other people in downtown Austin, Texas, the previous day, police confirmed.

The latest: Austin police named the victim as Douglas John Kantor, as they continued to search for one of two suspects. One suspect was taken into custody on Saturday following the shooting on 6th Street, a popular area with bars and restaurants.

Details: Two people were critically injured in the shooting that began about 1:30 a.m., while 12 others were described as being in a stable condition.

  • "Police and prosecutors were still trying to determine what charges" the suspect would face, the Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday.

The big picture: The Austin mass shooting is among 267 to have occurred so far this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive.

Editor's note: This article has been updated with new details throughout.

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