2 dead in shooting at Mexican restaurant in Arlington

PUBLISHED Wed, May 03, 2017 - 7:57pm EDT
Credit: Arlington Police

Two people have been killed and another is injured after a shooting at a Mexican restaurant on South Cooper Street in Arlington, officials and witnesses say. The shooter is believed to be among those killed. (more)

The incident happened at around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday when officers were called to reports of shots being fired at the Zona Caliente Sports Bar, which is a Mexican restaurant located at 6507 South Cooper Street.

According to initial reports, a man got into an altercation with a manager, after which he pulled out a gun and opened fire, killing the manager. A customer who was carrying a weapon then shot and killed the suspect.

In addition to the two fatalities, a waitress was shot in the leg, but it was not immediately clear who shot her.

Other details about the circumstances of the shooting were not immediately available.

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  Arlington, TX     





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