Austin police kill gunman suspected of hotel lobby shooting

 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Austin Police have shot and killed a man with a rifle at a posh downtown hotel who they say fatally shot another person in the lobby.
 
Assistant police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference Sunday that the shootings occurred shortly before 5 a.m. at the Omni Austin Hotel, about four blocks from the state Capitol.
 
A caller to emergency dispatchers reported a man in the lobby "walking around with a gun," then said he shot someone.
 
Responding officers encountered a man who appeared to be in his 30s with a rifle.
 
Manley said the officers chased the man back into the lobby where he fired "several shots around the hotel," including at police.
 
A 5-year veteran of the police force then shot and killed the man. 

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