Austin shopping center gunman didn’t know victims, police say


The shooter who shot 2 females at a Texas shopping mall Thursday, eliminating among them, did not understand his victims, cops stated Friday.

The suspect, Tang-Kang Dave Chiang, 38, fatally shot himself after shooting the 2 females at The Arboretum shopping mall in Austin around 5 p.m., cops stated.

” The intention is still under examination at this time,” Austin cops stated in a declaration.

The shooting happened in the Teapioca Lounge, which is a boba tea dining establishment, authorities stated in a declaration

Laura Jauregui, 64, was eliminated and another lady was shot and seriously hurt, authorities stated.

Teapioca Lounge stated in a declaration on social networks platform X, previously called Twitter, that the violence was ridiculous.

” We share in the cumulative grief that has actually befallen our neighborhood,” it stated, including that it was dedicated to the security and wellness of everybody.

Austin authorities is are asking anybody with details, consisting of images or video of the occurrence, to call cops.

Phil Helsel

Phil Helsel is a press reporter for NBC News.

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