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Man who was kicked out of La. bar returns with rifle, fires shots at patrons

2 years 1 month 4 weeks ago Monday, September 30 2019 Sep 30, 2019 September 30, 2019 5:49 PM September 30, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

GALLIANO - A man who was thrown out of a Lafourche Parish bar for causing a ruckus allegedly came back armed with a rifle and opened fire on the business.

The sheriff's office says Angel Barrios-Mayorga, 43, was arrested Saturday night on charges of aggravated assault and property damage.

Investigators said Barrios-Mayorga was forced out of the Galliano bar after he got into an altercation with another person inside. After he was kicked out, Barrios-Mayorga witnesses said he threatened to come back and shoot everyone at the bar. He returned a short while later, got out of his truck and allegedly fired several rounds from a rifle toward the people in the bar. 

Deputies said there were six people at the bar at the time. 

Barrios-Mayorga was pulled over on LA 3235 a short while later and taken into custody. 

He was booked with six counts of aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated criminal damage to property. Bail is set at $1.25 million. He is also being held for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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