Shots fired outside of popular bar downtown, police looking for suspects

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UPDATE: Friday, November 27, 2020 at 4:45 p.m.

Owner of Broken Tap Stacy Hawkins released a statement on Facebook regarding a shooting that happened near the downtown Wichita Falls bar early Friday morning

Hawkins said no incident in the bar occurred prior to seven gunshots being heard near Broken Tap at around 1:15 a.m. Friday morning.

Police indicated there was a disturbance inside Broken Tap prior to shots being fired.

“We did not have an incident or fight last night inside the bar,” Hawkins said in a Facebook post. “We’re not even sure if it was anybody that had been inside the bar that fired the rounds off.”

Read the full statement from Hawkins below:

No one was injured and no damage was done to nearby property, according to Wichita Falls Police Department Sergeant Van Dotson.

Police are still looking for suspects.

Stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to gather more information.


WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls Police are searching for suspects who reportedly fired shots in front of The Broken Tap early Friday morning.

It happened around 1:15 a.m. and the call started when there was a disturbance inside the bar, according to Wichita Falls Sergeant Van Dotson. Shortly after that people inside the bar heard gunshots outside the bar.

When officers arrived on scene they found seven shell casings in front of the bar. Authorities had reports of a suspect vehicle, but after further investigation, it was determined to be unrelated.

Early reports stated there was potentially two people involved.

No one was hurt and there was no damage to nearby property, said Sgt. Van Dotson.

This is a developing story, stay with Texoma’s Homepage as we learn more.

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