Video shows bounty hunters approach man before shootout

Raquel Nash
June 2, 2017

Police have released cellphone video of the deadly shootout at a Texas vehicle dealership Tuesday that left three people dead.

At about 7:20 p.m., officers responded to a report of multiple gunshots at Nissan of Greenville at 6403 Interstate 30, which is about 45 miles northeast of Dallas.

A scuffle erupts, shots were fired and all three men were killed.

Cell phone video shows the moment two bounty hunters tried to apprehend Hutchinson in the Greenville, Texas vehicle dealership.

Garcia, the owner of FNG Security and Investigations of Corpus Christi, had managed to track the suspect to the dealership with his employee Bernal.

"Tactically, that was totally wrong what they did", he said. "We're not Texas-licensed. And in Texas, the law requires that you be licensed there".

"I've been hiding in the bathroom", one caller says, according to the Dallas Morning News. Jarod Buck, an employee of the Bulldog Transmission shop, told the Herald-Banner Hutchinson was a regular customer.


Video obtained by the Morning News showed Bernal and Garcia approach a glass office where Hutchinson was located with their guns drawn and gave him commands.

NPR says the bounty hunters waited outside the dealership for several hours before Hutchinson arrived.

Bernal and Garcia should have apprehended their fugitive either before he arrived or after he left the Nissan dealership, Phariss says.

The service department will re-open Friday morning and the showroom will be open Monday.

The investigators were hired by a company called U.S. Fugitive Apprehension of Minnesota.

He identified Fidel Garcia Jr.as one of the private investigators who was killed. It appears the larger group targeted the wrong vehicle and all seven have been indicted on first-degree murder charges.

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