More than 190 arrested after nine killed in biker-gangs shoot-out

More than 190 arrested after nine killed in biker-gangs shoot-out

More than 190 people have been arrested and a restaurant has been closed after a shoot-out between rival motorcycle gangs left nine bikers dead in Texas.

Waco police said the Twin Peaks restaurant has been closed for a week amid safety concerns.

Police said the deadly gunfire broke out on Sunday following a dispute in a bathroom that moved into the car park. Police say 18 bikers were wounded.

Sergeant W Patrick Swanton said 192 people were being booked on charges of engaging in organised crime.

Mr Swanton also said law enforcement will continue to guard the town after receiving threats overnight from various biker groups.

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, responsible for alcohol regulations and compliance, closed Twin Peaks for seven days.

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