2 Dead, 2 Wounded in Mexican Restaurant Shooting

A full investigation in the Wednesday morning's El Patron shooting leaving 2 dead and 2 wounded is underway
Photo Courtesy of Taylor Bishop | FAMU TV 20


At approximately 12:45am two Tallahassee Police Department officers were working at El Patron Restaurant, located at 1170 Apalachee Parkway.

An altercation broke out inside the establishment which led to two dead and two wounded .

The fight spilled outside to the parking lot where it continued with two victims being shot near the restaurant. 

The two victims in the parking lot sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries and were taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

The name of the suspect and victims have not yet been released.

TPD says the officers working security at the restaurant have been placed on administrative leave.

Administrative leave is standard procedure following officer involved shootings.