A man was killed and three others were injured after multiple people pulled firearms and shots were fired during a confrontation in a small town in the Texas Panhandle, according to authorities on Sunday.
A 911 caller was telling a dispatcher about a disturbance near Borger, about 50 miles northeast of Amarillo, around 9:30 p.m. Saturday when the caller stated bullets had been fired, according to authorities.
Officers arriving at the scene discovered many people with gunshot wounds, according to police. According to police, three persons were rushed to hospitals and are in critical but stable condition. According to authorities, Jose Alvarez, 25, of Houston, was declared deceased at the scene.
Seth Preas, 25, of Borger, was detained and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to police. It was unclear whether Preas had a counsel representing him.
The investigation is still underway, according to police, and further arrests are expected.
Borger police claimed it was an isolated event and there was no future threat to the town. Borger has a population of roughly 12,000 people.