A shooting incident was reported in Austin, Texas on Friday, after the police said a 'critical incident' occured in the downtown area when a shooter targeted multiple buildings.

A gunman opened fire at the Austin police department on Friday, and aimed at several nearby buildings before he was finally shot by the police. The police have confirmed the man is dead. 

"APD Headquarters has been evacuated... A suspect has been shot ..One male suspect is deceased. We are in process of securing scene.,,," the police said in a series of tweets. 

No officers have been injured, the police said.