A woman in her 30s or 40s was killed in the incident, Emergency Service posted on Twitter.
Earlier, authorities reported multiple casualties following the attack.
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
This is an active shooter situation, according to local police.
"Active shooter incident downtown, multiple victims. Stay away from downtown," the police wrote in its official Twitter account.
Paramedics report that wounded people are spread all over the area of the attack, according to Reuters.
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