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Mexia police investigating incident at restaurant

Posted at 4:55 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 17:55:56-04

MEXIA, TX — The Mexia Police Department said they are investigating an incident at a local restaurant.

They said that on Monday June 8, at 9:21 p.m., Mexia Police Officers were dispatched to the Taqueria Mexicano Grille located at 838 North Highway 171 in Mexia, in reference to a man displaying a firearm and causing a disturbance.

The unidentified subject had left the restaurant prior to the arrival of officers.

At the scene, officers were able to make contact with a 21-year-old man who was identified as the victim.

The victim advised that he had been confronted by another customer at the restaurant who displayed a firearm and verbally accosted him. Police

Police said they then proceeded to take additional statements from multiple witnesses.

This case has been referred to the Mexia Police Department Criminal Investigation Division and the investigation is ongoing.

Mexia Police Department Investigators are currently working to confirm the identity the man who displayed the firearm. As this is an ongoing investigation, there are no further details available at this time.