For some horrifically saddening reason there seems to be this epidemic in the United States, and around the world, where shooting has become more common these past few years. Early this morning, fear arose in the city of Austin, Texas where someone was firing a weapon into a crowd.

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Saddening news arise that an ‘active shooter’ in Austin, Texas left at least one dead and four others wounded early Sunday morning.

Witness reports that someone was ‘firing a weapon into a crowd’ in busy E. 6th Street which was followed by a 911 phone call minutes later.

Police took to social media like Twitter to warn the people of the city to ‘stay away from downtown’ and update them on exactly what was occurring ‘active shooter’, ‘multiple victims’.

Five people were struck by the shooter, which included a woman aged in her 30s who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shots were being said to have been fired at a parking garage.

However, investigations later determined that there were “two unrelated incidents that occurred in close proximity both in location and time”, Manley said (Austin Police Chief of Staff Brian Manley).

One of the scenes was in the vicinity of the Friends Bar.

Our prayers go out to the families of these victims, Austin and all around the world.