One Man Dead, Another Wounded, in Bar Parking Lot Shooting

posted by Jim Forsyth - 

One man is dead and a second hospitalized after an argument in the parking lot of an east side bar ended in gunfire early Saturday, News Radio 1200 WOAzi reports.

Police were called to the 6500 block of Dietrich Rd, which is in the truck stop area off I-10 just east of Loop 410 on a report of gunfire about 3;30 AM.

First officers on the scene found a man sprawled in the parking lot of a bar, bleeding from at least one gunshot wound.

EMS rushed to the location, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

At about the same time, a man appeared at the emergency room of Northeast Baptist Hospital, suffering from a gunshot wound.. He was rushed to SAMMC, and police determined he was shot in the same incident.

Police are interviewing several people who heard the argument and heard several shots being fired, but said they didn't see the actual shooting.

So far, no motive and no suspects have been identified.

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