SAPD arrests 34-year-old man in connection with shooting at East Side sports bar

Daniel Barragan charged with capital murder-multiple persons for shooting at Boom Boom Sports Bar early Sunday morning

SAN ANTONIO – A 34-year-old man was arrested Monday in connection with the early Sunday morning shooting at an East Side sports bar that left three people dead and two in critical condition.

Daniel Barragan was arrested during a traffic stop at Southwest Military Drive and Curtis after he was followed from his home, San Antonio police Chief William McManus said. Barragan was charged with capital murder-multiple persons and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, records with the Bexar County Jail show.

“Hats off to the homicide detectives,” McManus said of the quick arrest by the Homicide Unit. “The question I keep asking myself is how do change the behavior when the consequences don’t provide a deterrent.”

The shooting happened around 3:23 a.m., Sunday, after-hours at the Boom Boom Sports Bar in the 1600 block of South New Braunfels Avenue, near Interstate 10.

Daniel Barragan was charged with three counts of capital murder in connection with the shooting at Boom Boom Sports Bar. (KSAT)

Police said a fight involving Barragan and several other people started inside of the bar before it spilled into the parking lot.

Barragan then went to his car, got a semiautomatic rifle and opened fire, striking two women and three men on the way back to the bar, according to McManus.

An arrest warrant affidavit states that officers reviewed social media videos that showed the suspect and shooting victims involved in the fight. Video surveillance also captured the fight and shooting, investigators said.

Two people, April Rodriguez, 32, and Dan Edward Martinez, 28, were pronounced dead at the scene, and Mauro Rodriguez, 26, died at the hospital, according to the affidavit.

Two other people were in critical condition at the Brooke Army Medical Center.

Jail records show Barragan’s bond was set at $1.75 million.

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