“Eight people died at the scene of the shooting” Said Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick.
Nine people were killed today and many others were injured in a shooting involving rival biker gang members at a Central Texas restaurant.
Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick stated at about noon on Sunday eight people died at the scene of the shooting at Twin Peaks restaurant and another died at a hospital near by.
Swanton went on to say the fight broke out with punched being thrown but then escalated to knives and firearms. The severity of injuries is not clear at the moment. Multiple weapons were used in the fight, including chains, knifes, bats and firearms.
Police were aware that rival gang members were gathering at the restaurant and officers were present when the shots began to be fired.
Officers returned fire at the biker gangs and the gun fight spilled out to a busy parking lot. Bystanders ran for cover.