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Police identify man killed in East Austin shooting

Officers responded to a call about a man with gunshot wounds on Garcreek Circle near Decker Lane around midnight Monday.

AUSTIN, Texas — Police are investigating a suspicious death in East Austin early Monday morning.

According to the Austin Police Department, officers responded to a call about a man with gunshot wounds on Garcreek Circle near Decker Lane around midnight Monday.

Officers performed life-saving measures in the parking lot of an apartment complex until Austin-Travis County EMS arrived, but the man later died at the scene.

On Sept. 28, the deceased was identified as Ronnie Jermaine James, 31.

Suspect Dakcicie Davion Fuller, 21, was arrested in connection with this case on Nov. 17 in Las Vegas, according to the APD.

Detectives are asking anyone with information or video of the incident to call APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS, email homicide.apd@austintexas.gov, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous. Information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

This is Austin's 65th homicide of 2021.

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