9 people dead after the gunfight in Texas

9 people dead after the gunfight in Texas

According to Texas police, the deadly shootout occurred between rival biker groups. As a result, 9 people have been killed near the Waco restaurant.

According to Texas police, the deadly shootout occurred between rival biker groups. As a result, 9 people have been killed near the Waco restaurant. 

It happened at the Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill in a Central Texas Market Place.

A restaurant where the battle took place

A restaurant where the battle took place

Eight people died at the scene of the crime, the ninth died in hospital and some got injuries.

As one witness said, the place for parking near the restaurant looked like a “a war zone”.

Michelle Logan said that at that time around 30 guns were used by the biker gangs. Police say that the gun fight took place right after midday when two rival gangs arrived.

The police on the place of the scene

Police at the scene of the crime

A representative of police Sgt W Patrick Swanton said that firstly members of the gangs punched each other, when the conflict became more tense they started using knives and guns. There are also concerns that gangs have moved to other places in Waco.

Sgt W Patrick Swanton asks all inhabitants to avoid that place until everything is clear. No one from police was injured.

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