Shooter targets multiple buildings, including police headquarters in Austin, TX

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AUSTIN, Texas — Police in Austin say a shooter targeted multiple buildings downtown and prompted the evacuation of police headquarters before being shot.

The shooter was killed, according to TV station KXAN.

A police officer noticed what appeared to be an improvised explosive device in a vehicle near where the gunman opened fire downtown and saw that "the suspect was wearing some type of vest," Assistant Chief Raul Munguia told reporters. A bomb squad is on the scene.

Nearby Interstate 35 has been shut down in both directions as authorities investigate the shooting.

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