Hays County Sheriff’s Office investigates shooting in Buda

Below is a press release from the Hays County Sheriff’s Office regarding a shooting in Buda.

On Thursday, January 21st, at approximately 6:20 PM, patrol deputies with the Hays County
Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of the 6900 block of Sunfield Drive in Buda, TX for a report
of gunshots. Responding deputies arrived and found a male individual with a gunshot wound. The
male was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division has an active investigation and
no other information is currently available. HCSO is not available for interviews. Media
questions may be sent to so-pio@co.hays.tx.us.

If you have information regarding this investigation, contact Detective Brian Wahlert with the
Hays County Sheriff’s Office at 512-393-7896 or brian.wahlert@co.hays.tx.us and refer to case
number HCSO 2021-4562. You can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 1-800-
324-8466 or you can submit your information on-line to Tip Line P3tips.com as well as submit a
tip on the new Hays County Sheriff’s Office App.

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