Austin police say the body of 26-year-old Miguel Angel Contreras was discovered by his father in southeast Austin early Friday morning.
Police responded to an unknown urgent call at 2:20 a.m. at 5802 Meadow Crest Drive, near Stassney Lane. When officers arrived, the found Contreras had suffered from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call APD’s Homicide Tip line at (512) 477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-TIPS. Information leading to an arrest or charges filed could carry a reward up to $1,000.
This is Austin's 15th murder of 2013.