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Charges dropped against 2 in deadly Austin shooting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors are dropping criminal charges against two juveniles after police identified a different gunman in a mass shooting in downtown Austin that killed a tourist.

Authorities have said the June 12 shooting on Austin’s 6th Street arose after an argument between two groups of teenagers from the nearby city of Killeen.

Twenty-five-year-old Douglas John Kantor was killed by gunfire. More than a dozen other people, mostly bystanders, were wounded.

Authorities said Tuesday that a murder warrant was issued for 19-year-old De’ondre White. He’s not yet in custody.

Charges are being dropped against 17-year-old Jeremiah Tabb and another juvenile. Tabb had been charged as an adult


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