On Sunday January 8, 2012 at approximately 12:44 a.m., APD Officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the 1500 block of Canon Yeomans Trail. The caller stated that there was a male victim with an apparent gunshot wound laying in a yard in the 11100 block of Franklins Tail Loop.
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Witnesses stated that a family member heard suspicious noises outside and eventually three brothers went out to investigate. They were looking for a suspect they believed was attempting to break into a vehicle. One of them encountered the suspect and was shot.
The victim, Mark Brandon Dominguez, was transported to the University Medical Center at Brackenridge by Austin Travis County EMS with life threatening injuries. He later died as a result of the injuries he sustained in the shooting.
Officers continued searching the area and observed a taxi cab with two males inside. One of the males matched the physical and clothing description of the subject involved in the shooting. Officers found that the two Hispanic male subjects were both carrying guns. Both juveniles were transported to Gardner Betts Juvenile Detention Center. One is charged with Murder, a 1st Degree Felony, and Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon, a Class A Misdemeanor. The other is also charged with Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.