Login Form

Nine Dead, 17 Injured; 192 Arrested in Waco Biker Brawl

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Nine gang members shot and killed each other in a Wild West gangland shoot out at the Twin Peaks Bar and Grill in Waco, Texas, in what has been described as the worst crimes in almost 35 years of law enforcement.

Another 17 gang members were hospitalized and 192 gang members and others were arrested in the Sunday afternoon melee that began reportedly in the bathroom over a minor unintentional shove or push or a disrespectful look.

Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton, Waco Sherriff, said via Twitter, [it was] “one of the worst crime scenes I have seen in 34-years of Law Enforcement.Every agency in our area has worked with us today to help on a horrific crime scene.”

By Monday, 200 people had been arrested and charged with engaging in Organized Crime.

Terrified restaurant employees and patrons hid inside the freezer during the gunfight and when the dust settled no bystanders, patrons or police officers were injured from the hail of bullets.

Waco Police were in place prior to the shootout as they had been warned of potential problems with the contingent of bikers showing up at bikini bar Twin Peaks, which is known as a biker’s hangout. The gunfight occurred in broad daylight. Fortunately, the men were expert shots and those they fired upon were killed and no others.

The restaurant has been closed for the week so to process the crime scene.

This is a continuing story.

 

Haute Tease

  • Seven Features Advance In 2017 Race For Makeup And Hairstyling Oscar®

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 90th Academy Awards®, of which three films will compete for the Academy Award.  

  • AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Diane Keaton Gathers American Film's Finest (Photos)

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Actor, director, writer, and icon Diane Keaton was honored with the American Film Institute's 45th AFI Life Achievement Award on Thursday, June 8, in an evening filled with laughter, stories, song and surprises at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.  

  • Crime City USA: The Top Thirty Murder Capitals

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Crime rates are decreasing across large cities in the United States, but murder rates are on the rise.  

  • Paramount Pictures & Google Play Collaborate To Create Time Capsule Short Film By Award-Winning Filmmakers David Brodie And Angus Wall And Curated By Christopher Nolan

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    LOS ANGELES, CA: November 20, 2014 – Inspired by the new film Interstellar,Paramount Pictures and Google Play will develop a time capsule short film documentary capturing our most precious moments of life on earth.

     
  • Money News: DOW Closes Up; European, Americas Close Up; Asian Split

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Dow Jones Industrial, after feeling the sting of a bear market fought the rocky start and deep declines and managed to rally, pulling itself up of the abyss and ending the week strong with a solid triple digits gains.

     
  • HL Arts: Ella Kogan, Clay Sculptress, Unveils Commanding, Extraordinary Collection

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Known for her visionary sculptures, Ella Kogan is an artist whose creativity and deftness come from something more than inspiration. As she herself attests, her ability to create this works of art comes from something of a higher power.

     
  • Playboy Mansion Sells to Neighbor; Allows Bunny Patriarch Lifetime Living

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Hugh Hefner sold his Holmby Hills Mansion for a cool $100Million, half of the original listing price, to his neighbor, Daren Metropoulos, the owner of Hostess Snack Foods. The Playboy Enterprises founder will live out his days dolling out $1M annually for expenses.