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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            
RELEASE DATE: May 6, 2022
Homicide in the 7000 block of Cameron Road

Case:         22-1201367                   
 

Date:          Saturday, April 30, 2022           

 

Time:          8:13 P.M.

 

Location:    7610 Cameron Rd.     

 

Deceased: Amonte Lamonte Watters, B/M, born 08/31/2004

On Saturday, April 30, 2022, at approximately 8:13 P.M., 911 received a call of a shooting at an apartment complex located at 7610 Cameron Rd. Austin Police Department (APD officers and EMS) responded to the scene and found a male on the ground with obvious trauma to his body. Paramedics took the male to Dell Seton Hospital, where he remained on life support until he died from his injuries on May 5, 2022, at 12:37 A.M. The victim is Amonte Lamonte Watters.            

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Specialists responded to process the scene. According to surveillance video and witness interviews, two groups of males began shooting at each other at the back of the apartment complex. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.     

On May 5, 2022, The Travis County Medical Examiner’s conducted an autopsy and determined the official cause of death as a gunshot wound and the manner, homicide. 

Detectives ask anyone with information or video of the incident to call APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS, the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), the new Crime Stoppers App, and or email APD Homicide at homicide.apd@austintexas.gov. You may remain anonymous. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.

This is being investigated as Austin's 26th homicide of 2022.

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