Desiree's Shooter Apprehended
A suspect has been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred at Desiree’s Gentleman’s Club Monday evening, March 10.
Anthony Walters (02.27.85) of Wharton was arrested by San Angelo Police Detectives after locating him at his job site in Big Lake on March 11 at approximately 4:00 pm. Walters was transported to the Reagan County Jail without incident.
On March 11, Detectives with the San Angelo Police Criminal Investigations Division continued to follow up on witness statements from the shooting and obtained the Arrest Warrant for Walters in less than 24 hours after the incident.
Walters went to Desiree’s on the evening of the 10th where he and a friend were asked to leave the bar by staff just prior to the shooting. Walters then used a .45 caliber handgun to shoot at both the occupied building and the vehicles in the parking area before leaving town. Walters spoke with Detectives while in Big Lake and confessed to details of the shooting. San Angelo Police Department Detectives located spent .45 caliber shell casings in Walters vehicle as well as the handgun used in the shooting.
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