“Residents of a southwest Austin neighborhood were told to stay inside early Monday after a fourth explosion in less than a month hit Texas’ capital, injuring two men and stoking fears in a city already on edge.
The latest blast occurred Sunday just after 8:30 p.m. local time (9:30 p.m. ET). Two bicyclists who are believed to be in their 20s sustained injuries that were not life-threatening, officials said.”
“Austin on edge after explosion leaves 2 injured; cause of blast unclear”
“Another Austin explosion — possibly triggered by a trip wire — injured two people on bicycles Sunday night, leaving police frantically working to determine if the blast is linked to a trio of package bombings that have gripped the Texas capital in fear.”
“Police appeal to bomb maker, raise reward money for tips”
“ Austin police on Sunday called on whoever is responsible for the recent string of deadly package bombings at East Austin homes to come forward and share their “message.”
“These events in Austin have garnered worldwide attention, and we assure you that we are listening,” interim Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference. “We want to understand what brought you to this point, and we want to listen to you.”…”
“Trip wire would show ‘different level of skill’ of bomber, Austin police chief says”
“If police confirm that Sunday night’s bomb in Southwest Austin was triggered by a trip wire, the device would be “showing a different level of skill above what we were already concerned that this suspect or suspects may possess,” interim Police Chief Brian Manley said Monday.”
“Explosion that injured 2 in SW Austin possibly triggered by tripwire”
An explosion that injured two men in southwest Austin on Sunday night–the fourth explosion this month–was possibly set off by a tripwire.
It happened in the 4800 block of Dawn Song Drive near Mopac and 290 around 8:45 p.m. Sunday.”