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Four Shot by Man Dressed as Santa at Austin Halloween Party

Police arrested the suspected gunman at a home on the same street

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    Four Shot by Man Dressed as Santa at Austin Halloween Party
    KXAN

    Austin police say a man dressed as Santa Claus is in custody after shooting at four people at a Halloween party.

    Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service officials say three of the victims have been hospitalized -- two of them in critical condition and a third with serious wounds that aren't considered life-threatening. A fourth person was hurt at the scene but refused treatment.

    KXAN reports the shooting happened at about 6:15 a.m. Sunday. While responding to the shooting call, they received another report that the suspected gunman was at a home on the same street.

    Police Detective Lee Knouse says the gunman was arrested without incident at a home on the same street as the shooting scene. He says specific charges related to the shootings will be filed once authorities complete their investigation.

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    Khouse told KXAN the victims did know the suspect but police are trying to determine whether the man was invited to the party.

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