Man threatens to shoot at Zilker Park

Austin (KXAN) – Austin Police have dispatched extra police officers to Zilker Park Saturday after a man phoned in multiple threats to 911.

APD said the man called around noon saying he had automatic weapons and that he planned to kill women, children, and police officers at Zilker Park Saturday.

Officers closed Barton Springs Pool around 2:30 p.m. and reopened the pool an hour later.

Police said they have not found the man responsible for the threats and are currently investigating.

 

 

Man threatens to shoot at Zilker Park

Austin (KXAN) – Austin Police have dispatched extra police officers to Zilker Park Saturday after a man phoned in multiple threats to 911.

APD said the man called around noon saying he had automatic weapons and that he planned to kill women, children, and police officers at Zilker Park Saturday.

Officers closed Barton Springs Pool around 2:30 p.m. and reopened the pool an hour later.

Police said they have not found the man responsible for the threats and are currently investigating.