At Least 9 Dead In Waco, Texas Biker Shootout
May 17, 2015

At least nine people are dead and an unspecified number injured after rival biker gangs did battle at the Twin Peaks Restaurant at the Central Texas Marketplace in Waco, Texas.

Evidently it had been brewing for awhile. CNN reports:

Nine people were killed Sunday in a shooting among rival bikers in Waco, Texas, CNN affiliates KXXV and KXTX reported.

"Multiple injuries to include multiple fatalities," the Waco Police Department said in a post on Facebook. "Officers were on scene when shooting started. No officers have been injured."

Police said the shooting took place at Twin Peaks restaurant and urged people to avoid the Central Texas Marketplace, a shopping center.

District Attorney Abel Reyna reportedly told KWTX about two weeks ago that trouble among bikers had been brewing at Twin Peaks for some time.

The fight broke out inside the restaurant before moving to the parking lot, the affiliate said. It escalated from fists and feet, to chains, knives and gunfire, KWTX said, citing a police spokesman.

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