A manhunt is underway Sunday in Austin, Texas, after a gunman shot and killed three people.

The Austin Police Department identified the suspect as Stephen Nicholas Broderick. Police responded to a report about a domestic disturbance at 11:42 a.m. in the Great Hills Trail and Rain Creek Parkway area. The shooting was reportedly at an apartment complex.

In a press briefing, Police Chief Joseph Chacon revealed officers arrived within minutes and found three injured adults, who were later pronounced dead at the scene. The victims were two Hispanic females and one Black male.

Police believe the shooting is “a domestic situation that is isolated.” Area residents were alerted about the incident and told to shelter in place.

Authorities are concerned the suspect may have taken a hostage and is waiting for officers to leave. Residents have been encouraged to reach out to their neighbors to make sure they are safe.

In June 2020, Broderick was arrested and charged with sexual assault of a child, according to the Travis County court records.

Broderick, 41, is described as a 5-foot-7 Black man with an average build. He was last seen wearing a grey hoodie, sunglasses, and a baseball cap.

Police consider the suspect to be armed and dangerous.

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Members of Austin Police Department block off part of the Republic of Texas Boulevard on March 19, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Flores