One in hospital after shooting in Yoakum

Yoakum Police Department responded to a call of a shooting at Tacos Los Goldos Sports Bar in Yoakum at 12:16 Friday morning.

Officers arrived on scene to find 26-year-old Emiliano Rodriguez shot one time in the chest outside the bar.

Witnesses at the scene were able to subdue the suspect, 31-year-old Blas Raul Torres Hernandez Jr., until police arrived.

Rodriguez was taken by helicopter to Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin, his condition is unknown at this time.

Hernandez was taken into custody and is currently in the Lavaca County Jail, and is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlicensed carrying of a firearm on alcohol premises and theft of a firearm.

Both men involved in the shooting are Yoakum residents.

Lavaca County Sheriff’s Office and Shiner Police Department assisted in this incident.

This case is still under investigation.

One in hospital after shooting in Yoakum

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