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1 dead after fatal shooting outside Waco restaurant: Police

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Posted at 10:51 AM, May 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-17 16:58:00-04

WACO, Texas — Police are currently investigating a murder that occurred near a Waco restaurant.

Around 8:30 a.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting behind the Cotton Patch Cafe in the 5300 block of Bosque Avenue, according to the Waco Police Department.

Upon arrival, a male victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim died at the scene, said police.

A female person of interest was taken into custody.


Waco police released the following statement:

"No matter the disagreement, we ask you, the public, to please handle these situations differently. Because taking someone's life is never the answer. we want you to know that once you pull that trigger, you are not just taking the victim's life but also your own life as well."
Cierra Shipley, PIO

An investigation into this incident remains continues.