FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Voters have routed the Texas prosecutor
pursuing charges against more than a hundred bikers in cases stemming
from a fatal 2015 shootout involving bikers and police outside a
restaurant in Waco.
Local bikers heartily campaigned for Abel
Reyna's Republican opponent in Tuesday's primary election. The result
means attorney Barry Johnson will run uncontested for McLennan County
district attorney in November.
shooting left nine bikers dead and 20 injured. Investigators say it was
sparked by tensions between the Cossacks and Bandidos motorcycle
More than 150 bikers were originally indicted, accused of
engaging in organized criminal activity. The only case to go to trial so
far resulted in a mistrial in November. Reyna recently dismissed 26
Johnson has criticized Reyna's handling of the cases and pledged to take a fresh look if elected.