APD: Pflugerville fatal shooting was considered self-defense

from: James



Pflugerville, Texas (KXAN) — A 37-year-old man died in a shooting Saturday night in Pflugerville, the Austin Police Department said in a press release.

The APD determined that the shooting was in self-defense after a fight in the house between several people.

APD said Wilton Acker, 37, and another man got into a fight on Saturday at a house in the 13900 block of Macquarie Drive. Another person intervened during the fight and shot Acker.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Akker with a gunshot wound. Aker was taken to the hospital, where he died on Sunday. No one has been arrested, according to APD.

Police questioned several people at the scene, including the shooter. This case is being investigated as Murder #7 of 2023 in Austin.

Anyone with any information or video on this case should contact APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS. You can submit your review anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or by calling 512-472-8477.

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