Texas man accused of committing triple homicide after fight breaks out at Texas bar

Source: MEGA; Laredo police

Feb. 14 2022, Published 2:32 p.m. ET

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A suspect is behind bars after three people were killed in an early morning shootout at a Texas bar, police said.

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Police charged Jose Manuel Martinez, 22, with three counts of murder in connection to the Feb. 13 incident in Laredo, Texas, KGNS-TV reported.

Just before 2 a.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting at TKO Sports Bar after a fight broke out.

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Two men, ages 21 and 25, were found dead outside the bar and a third victim, 21, was rushed to an area hospital, where he later died from his injuries. Police have not released the men's identities.


Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Laredo Crime Stoppers at (956) 727-TIPS.

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Investigators have not said what led to the shooting.

Source: MEGA; Laredo police

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