Update: Three dead, suspect in custody after shooting at Laredo sports bar
LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - Three men are dead after a shooting at a central Laredo sports bar.
The incident happened on Sunday morning at around 2 a.m. when the Laredo Police and Fire Department were called out to the 2300 block of Jacaman Road for a shooting.
According to reports, three people were shot outside of the TKO Sports Bar after a fight broke out between several men.
According to the Laredo Police Department, the victims have been identified as Jose Mario Luna and Gilberto De La Torres who were pronounced dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, Cesar Samuel Escobar was rushed to the hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced dead a short while later.
Laredo Police have arrested 22-year-old Joe Manuel Martinez and charged him with three counts of murder.
The Laredo Police Department Crimes Against Persons Unit responded to the scene and is actively investigating the case.
Below is the last updated version of this story:
Two men are dead and another is injured after an overnight shooting at a central Laredo sports bar.
According to the Laredo Fire Department, the incident happened on Sunday morning at around 2 a.m. when authorities were called out to the 2300 block of Jacaman for a reported shooting.
The Laredo Fire Department arrived and found two men dead at the scene and a 22-year-old man who was in critical condition.
He was taken to Doctors Hospital and the case remains under investigation.
No word on the identity of the victims or if there is a suspect in custody.
The Laredo Police Department continues to investigate the case and will release more details as the case develops.
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