Waco PD: More than 300 weapons at biker gang shootout scene

The police count of the number of weapons recovered from the scene of the deadly Waco shootout continues to fluctuate.

Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton now says crime scene officers have made a new weapons count and come up with 318 "and still counting." Swanton said he expected the count to continue to rise.

Of those weapons counted so far, 118 are handguns, one is an AK-47 assault-style rifle and 157 are knives. Swanton says weapons still uncounted are clubs, knives, brass knuckles, firearms and chains with padlocks attached.

Earlier, Swanton had lowered an estimate of recovered weapons from about 1,000 to about 500. The uncertainty over the count prompted Swanton to ask the police crime scene supervisor to give him a firmer count.

Security camera video reviewed by The Associated Press shows that as gunfire broke out in the parking lot of a Texas restaurant, dozens of bikers ran for cover inside and tried to guide others to safety.

The video suggests the Sunday gunfight was contained almost entirely outside the restaurant, besides one gunshot fired by a biker on the patio who then runs inside.

On the patio, bikers are seen ducking under the tables and trying to run inside. At least three people were seen holding handguns. One biker is seen running with blood on his face, hands and torso.

The AP was shown the video by representatives of the Twin Peaks restaurant franchise. They have not released the video, citing the ongoing police investigation.

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