Deceased: Andrew Jyaire Bass | Black male | 04/25/1998
On Friday, November 29, 2019 at approximately 1:34 p.m., Austin 911 received a call of a shooting at 6614 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin police and fire and Austin-Travis County EMS arrived on scene where they located Andrew Jyaire Bass inside of a vehicle with obvious trauma to his body. He was pronounced deceased on scene at 1:59 p.m. despite lifesaving efforts by both Austin fire personnel and Austin-Travis County EMS.
While officers were investigating, a nearby call came in for a second male with gunshot wounds at 6640 N. Lamar. That individual was transported to a local hospital by Austin-Travis County EMS where he remains in serious condition.
Austin homicide detectives and crime scene units processed the scene and interviewed witnesses. Investigators learned that the actual shooting occurred at 1003 Justin Lane, Apartment #1041 where it appears that Andrew Bass and his associate attempted to rob a resident during a drug transaction.
The Travis County Medical Examiner’s office conducted an autopsy and ruled the office cause of death to be homicide.
Detectives are asking anyone with video or information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App or email APD Homicide at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may remain anonymous.You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.
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