Tuesday, April 03, 2007

THE SHAVER SHOOTING

I just now learned about the Billy Joe Shaver shooting.

According to Billy's lawyer, he shot a guy in the check outside a joint called Papa Joe's Texas Saloon on Interstate 35, 89 miles north of Austin. The lawyer says it was self defense.

He was jailed only briefly, then did a free show at Waterloo Records Tuesday night.

Here's the initial story by Michael Corcoran in the Austin Statesman HERE, plus a follow up HERE. And HERE is the affidavit for arrest warrant.

Oh lord, Billy!

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