AUSTIN, Texas -- Austin has had 3 package explosions this month, and a fourth blast that could involve a trip wire may be connected as well.
Here is a timeline of when these terrifying events occurred:
Friday, March 2
Anthony Stephan House found a package that was left overnight on his doorstep. The package detonated, causing serious injuries. He was hospitalized and later died.
Monday, March 12
A package found outside an Austin home exploded when it was brought inside. A 17-year-old boy was killed and a 40-year-old woman was badly wounded but expected to live.
A similar package exploded at a residence across town, injuring a 75-year-old woman.
Sunday, March 18
Austin police responded to a reported explosion on Dawn Song Drive. Two men in their 20s were taken to a hospital with serous injuries.
Residents are advised to stay inside their homes while police comb the area.
Monday, March 19
"Do not touch any packages or anything that looks like a package. Do not even go near it," Austin Police Chief Brian Manley cautioned residents.
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