Officers from the Arlington Police Department responded to a 911 call of a shooting at Zona Caliente Sports Bar & Grill around 6:17 p.m. local time.
On the basis of multiple witnesses’ accounts, detectives say they believe the male suspect walked into the restaurant and confronted an employee. During the argument, the suspect pulled out a gun and fatally shot the employee, police said.
A customer who had a handgun saw the shooting and fired his weapon, striking the suspect. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police, who have not named them.
“We have two confirmed deceased in this shooting incident,” Lt. Christopher Cook of the Arlington Police Department told reporters Wednesday. “We believe the shooter is one of those deceased, who was killed by a customer in the location after the suspect shot and killed someone inside the restaurant.”5/4/17 WBAP about the murderer:
Cook said Jones had other weapons on him in addition to the gun.
“We located a second handgun in the pants pocket of the suspect. It was fully loaded. He also had two additional knives on his person,” he said.Perhaps he wasn't sure the restaurant had steak knives.