October 7, 2019 | eight:01pm
Police on the scene the place two gunmen opened fireplace in a Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, bar early Sunday.
TNS by way of ZUMA Wire
Cops have been known as to the Kansas Metropolis bar the place 4 individuals have been gunned down hours earlier than photographs rang out — however left when the troublemaker couldn’t be discovered, metropolis officers mentioned Tuesday.
That’s when he returned with a second gunman and opened fireplace.
Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, Police Chief Michael York mentioned a dispute within the bar set off the tragic occasions.
“The dispute resulted in the suspect being ejected from the establishment,” York mentioned at a press convention concerning the capturing Sunday morning at Tequila KC.
“A few hours later the suspects returned to the bar armed with handguns and appeared that they fired at specific individuals,” he mentioned. “As they left the scene they continued to fire into the crowd.”
Police have arrested one of many shooters, Javier Alatorre, 23, who was present in a home in close by Kansas Metropolis, Missouri, police mentioned. The second suspect, Hugo Villanueva-Morales, 29, is on the free.
Each males have been charged with first-degree homicide.
York mentioned Villanueva-Morales needs to be thought of armed and harmful.
Jose Valdez, a bartender at Tequila KC, instructed Fox4 Information that he obtained right into a beef with one of many gunmen earlier within the night time and kicked him out of the bar.
“We never, we never service him,” Valdez mentioned. “We try to keep people like that out of the bar. Right then and there he picked up a cup that was right there and threw it at me.”
Valdez mentioned the person was kicked out.
“When he came in the second time he did not say nothing,” the bartender mentioned. “He walked in and looked for who he was looking for and just started shooting.”
Police didn’t present particulars of the dispute within the bar, saying the capturing stays a part of an lively investigation.
York additionally recognized the 4 capturing victims as Alfredo Calderon, 29; Everado Meza Aguirre, 29, Francisco Anaya Garcia, 34, and Martin Rodriguez Gonzalez, 58.