A criminal who opened fire from a vehicle into a crowd outside of a popular nightspot in Houston, Texas is dead after making a grave error.
Adrian Gonzalez, age 27, opened fire from the driver’s seat of his Cadillac into a lar crowd of people outside of Johnny B’s Outlaw Saloon.
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Officers believe that a fight that occurred around 2:00am led to the shooting. Video shows a group of individuals standing around loudly talking before gunshots can be heard in the background:
The video then pans to show officers drawing their firearms and opening fire on the Cadillac where the gunshots originated:
According to a local media report:
According to investigators, three deputies were were working security at Johnny B’s Outlaw Saloon in the 12700 block of Woodforest Blvd. The deputies saw a fight outside the bar and a man in a blue Cadillac started shooting, investigators said.
Officials said the deputies, who were in uniform, ordered the man to drop the weapon. When he kept shooting the deputies returned fire, investigators said.
Gonzalez was killed in a hail of gunfire from the three officers and his passenger was ordered out the car at gunpoint. The three officers have been placed on administrative leave per department policy.
“We just heard shots, and we were with friends, and went behind the brick wall,” Banda, a witness who was present during the shooting, told KHOU. “I told them to stay right there and wait till the gunshots were over.”
Gonzalez’s family said he long criminal history that included arrests for theft, burglary and drugs.
Smart phone footage uploaded to Youtube captured the entire incident:
A later released news report gives more details about the incident: