AUSTIN, Texas – Austin-Travis County EMS (ATCEMS) on Friday afternoon reported on social media that they were responding to a “critical incident” at 11113 Research Blvd. service road northbound, or Ascension Seton Northwest Hospital.
ATCEMS first reported the incident around 12:53 p.m. At that time, five ambulances, five commanders and multiple single-unit response resources were responding to the scene.
So far, ATCEMS says that no patients have been “located, treated, or transported” but that it remains an active scene.
Austin Police said it responded to a shots fired call at 11113 Research Blvd. service road northbound, which is the hospital’s address.
Officials are asking the public to avoid the area at this time.
This is a developing story.