Garrett Foster

The scene of a shooting in downtown Austin on July 25.
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An Army sergeant driving for a ride-hailing company shot Garrett Foster "to protect his own life," the law firm representing the man said in a press release.

Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

Both people who opened fire during an incident that led to the death of a man at a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Austin on Saturday night have been released after questioning. The shooters reported themselves to police, according to Austin Police Chief Brian Manley.