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CPD News Release: Irving Park Man Charged in 2015 Austin Double Murder
17 Apr 2016

Jose Ortiz, 31 was arrested after he was identified as the person who shot and killed two men. This incident occurred on June 7, 2015, at approximately 3:50 a.m. in the 1600 block of N. Cicero Ave. Two males were driving when a vehicle pulled alongside and an occupant fired shots at the vehicle, striking both victims. A 19 year old man sustained a gunshot wound to the head and torso. The second man, 19 years old, sustained a gunshot wound to the torso. Both victims were taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition but later succumbed to their injuries. Ortiz was charged accordingly.

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