Man deemed incompetent for August shooting of APD detective

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man was deemed incompetent in connection with charges of shooting an Austin Police detective responding to a “check welfare” call in southeast Austin in August.

According to court documents, 57-year-old Dwayne Brzozowski was found to be mentally incompetent in November and was ordered to be put into a mental health facility or residential care facility. The treatment period will not exceed 120 days.

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Brzozowski faced two charges for an aggravated assault against a public servant.  

Brzozowski also faced two counts of deadly conduct through the discharging of a firearm, but the Travis County District Attorney’s Office said it reviewed evidence in the case and determined no felony charges would be filed.

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