Austin has the fourth-highest total number of people fatally shot by police this year, according to a new analysis by the Guardian Newspaper.
The report shows Austin has six deaths caused by police in 2015 – the same as New York City. All six of those shot reportedly had a gun, or one was found near the scene. In one case the weapon turned out to be a BB gun.
Houston had the second-most deaths caused by police this year with eight. Los Angeles, with 11 so far this year, tops the list.