Austin police have identified Thursday’s homicide victim as 29-year-old Malachi McBeth.
Officers found McBeth with a gunshot wound while responding to a call of shots fired at an apartment complex 4700 East Riverside Drive, near Pleasant Valley Road. He was then transferred to Brackenridge Hospital where he died from his injuries at 2:40 p.m.
A male subject was detained at the scene and questioned by homicide detectives, and APD says they anticipate filing charges against him this afternoon.
The investigation into the murder is ongoing. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call APD’s Homicide Tip Line at (512) 477-3588 or CrimeStoppers at (512) 472-TIPS.
This is Austin's 13th murder of 2013.