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Police apprehend suspect in Round Rock Juneteenth shooting

Published on June 20, 2024 under RRnews
Police apprehend suspect in Round Rock Juneteenth shooting

The Round Rock Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection to the deadly shooting that occurred on Saturday, June 15, at Old Settlers Park during Round Rock’s annual Juneteenth celebration.

The shooting began after an altercation between two groups of individuals, which resulted in two deaths and 14 victims with gunshot wounds.

Members of the Lonestar Fugitive Task Force arrested 17-year-old Ricky Thompson III of Manor at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 20 in Pflugerville. He was booked into the Williamson County Jail and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony, with the possibility of additional charges.

“Please understand we have a lot of evidence and casework to do to make sure we are getting the justice for these families that they deserve,” said Chief Allen Banks.

Ricky Thompson III

The Round Rock Police Department is actively investigating additional suspects, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Maio at 512-341-3135 or email [email protected].

In addition, the department is requesting the public to upload any photos or video evidence using the link below:

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Source: City of Round Rock

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