SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Fee quickly suspended the liquor license for an East Facet bar the place a gunman opened fireplace on a bunch early Sunday morning, leaving three folks useless and two folks wounded.
The Increase Increase Sports activities Bar can have its liquor license suspended for 90 days as investigators probe if the bar’s insurance policies or practices performed a task within the incident, Chris Porter, the general public data officer for TABC, confirmed to KSAT.
Investigators with TABC’s Focused Accountability for Alcohol-Linked Emergencies unit have been notified instantly after shots rang out at 3:20 a.m. Sunday on the bar positioned within the 1600 block of S. New Braunfels Avenue, close to Interstate 10, in accordance with TABC.
San Antonio police Chief William McManus mentioned a struggle began contained in the bar earlier than it spilled into the car parking zone.
The suspect, later recognized as 34-year-old Daniel Barragan, went to his automobile to retrieve a semi-automatic rifle, McManus mentioned. He then opened fireplace on a bunch that was standing outdoors the constructing, in accordance with police.
Two folks, April Rodriguez, 32, and Dan Edward Martinez, 28, have been pronounced useless on the scene. The third taking pictures sufferer, Mauro Rodriguez, 26, died on the hospital.
Two different folks have been transported to Brooke Military Medical Heart with life-threatening accidents.
The gunman fled the placement, police mentioned, however was arrested Monday throughout a visitors cease at Southwest Army Drive and Curtis. McManus mentioned officers had adopted him from his residence.
Barragan was charged with capital murder-multiple individuals and two counts of aggravated assault with a lethal weapon, information with the Bexar County Jail present.
Social media movies confirmed the suspect and taking pictures victims concerned within the “giant struggle,” an arrest warrant affidavit states. Video surveillance additionally captured the struggle and taking pictures, investigators mentioned.
Porter beforehand informed KSAT that the bar had no earlier public safety-related violations on its information since its allow was initially issued in 2017.
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