Police investigate shooting at Austin Black Lives Matter protest

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Police in Austin Texas have released two individuals suspected of firing handguns, and a black lives matter protest in a facebook live video a car is. Is Heard Honking and a group of protesters when shots rang out for member station K. UT Danny Martinez reports, police say twenty eight year old Garrett foster was carrying an AK47 type assault rifle when he approached the driver's side window of a vehicle last night during a protest and was shot. Austin police chief Brian Manley others in the crowd began striking vehicle. Gun were fired inside the vehicle at Mr Foster. Chief Manley says it appears that foster may have pointed his weapon at the driver of the vehicle before being shot himself a second individual in the crowd than fired shots at the vehicle as it drove away, foster died from multiple gunshot wounds at a local hospital. Police are still investigating the incident

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