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Police: Lufkin gun incident began with line-cutting at buffet

Hollis Johnson. (Source: Angelina County Jail.) Hollis Johnson. (Source: Angelina County Jail.)
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

Lufkin Police say an incident which ended with a man showing his gun at a Lufkin buffet restaurant began with a woman cutting in front of him in line.

Lufkin Police arrested Hollis A. Johnson, 55, of Diboll, after he was accused of drawing a handgun in a verbal dispute at Golden Corral, located in the 2400 block of South First Street, on Saturday night.

According to the report, Johnson was getting food at one of the buffet counters around 9 p.m. when a woman stepped in front of him and got some food. The report states Johnson had harsh words with the woman and then both went to their tables.

The woman went to her relatives and explained what happened. One of the male relatives got up and walked toward Johnson's section. According to the report, Johnson got up and showed the man his concealed handgun and the man turned back around and went to his section. Johnson sat down and continued eating and the rest of the section scattered, according to the report.

Police arrested Johnson on charges of disorderly conduct and unlawful possession of a firearm. He was released on a collective bond of $3,000.

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