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1 Dead, 4 Injured, During ‘Active Shooter Incident’ in Austin, Texas: Police

One person was killed and four were injured following an "active shooter incidet" in Austin, Texas, police said.

The deceased individual was female. Two injured females and one injured male were transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin. One injured male refused to be transferred to the hospital.

Active shooter incident downtown, multiple victims. Stay away from downtown. Media: Dont call for updates at this time, more to follow. PIO6

— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) July 31, 2016

PHOTO: Spectators and police on horses fill the streets following a mass shooter situation in Austin, Texas, on July 31, 2016.Twitter/@doritosr
Spectators and police on horses fill the streets following a mass shooter situation in Austin, Texas, on July 31, 2016.

And the Austin-Travis County EMS tweeted there were "multiple" individuals with gunshot wounds.

#ATCEMSMedics advise to AVOID the downtown area of 6th street, Multiple incidents occurring including multiple pt's w/GSW's. MTF

— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) July 31, 2016

Police tweeted there were "separate shootings within the same area. Both scenes are secure at this time. PIO responding to identify staging area."

Update: separate shootings within the same area. Both scenes are secure at this time. PIO responding to identify staging area.

— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) July 31, 2016

ABC News' Joshua Hoyos contributed to this report.

This story is developing. Please check back for updates.

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