Officer Involved Shooting

Amarillo Police are currently investigating the shooting of a man in an officer-involved shooting, Wednesday night.

At 8:45 p.m., officers were called to the area of Southwest 48th Avenue and Cline Road for a domestic dispute.

Officers were informed that the suspect, 39-year-old Daniel M. Smith, was in the south alley and boxed him in.

Smith then backed into one of the police vehicles, almost running over it with an officer inside.

The man proceeded to to drive forward and ram another patrol unit into a shed and fence.

One of the officers, took a shot at Smith, hit him, and life saving measures started.

Smith was pronounced dead at the hospital 

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