Austin, TX Bombing Suspect Dead, Say Police

ROUND ROCK, TX (WOLO)-  The Austin bombing suspect is dead, blowing himself up inside of a car as the SWAT team closed in, according to law enforcement.

The Austin police chief says the suspect is a 24 year old man.

Officials say the explosion happened in Round Rock, TX near a hotel off I-35.

Local police say the suspect was shot in an area near where a suspicious package was located last night in the town of Pflugerville.

President Donald Trump tweeted out writing: “AUSTIN BOMBING SUSPECT IS DEAD. Great job by law enforcement and all concerned!”

Authorities and the FBI are still warning there may be other devices out there, and haven’t ruled out if the suspect had help.

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