DID YOU KNOW? Waco Texas Shootout


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Enzo Libertini, News and Entertainment Editor

  • On Sunday, May 17, five rival biker gangs began a shootout in the parking lot of a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas.
  • Over 100 suspects were arrested at the scene of the shooting.
  • Dozens of guns, chains, clubs, and other weapons were found in the possession of the suspects.
  • Police expected there would be trouble and pre-positioned officers near the Twin Peaks restaurant, where the shootout took place.
  • Nine people were killed and there were upwards of eighteen injuries.
  • Police have claimed that Twin Peaks has not been very helpful in dealing with gang activity at its doorstep in the past.
  • One officer, who has been on the job for 35 years, said it was the most gruesome crime scene he’s ever seen.
  • Twin Peaks has released a statement claiming it is evaluating the circumstances of the shooting.
  • Of the nine people killed at the scene, none of them were employees, bystanders, or police officers.
  • To avoid injury when the fight broke out in the store, some employees and customers hid in the restaurant’s freezer.

Source: www. cnn.com