One Man Dead After Police Involved Shooting

The Amarillo Police Department was sent out on a call for a man with a rifle in the 2000 block of Paramount Boulevard.

The caller said that the man had made threats to harm an innocent person. 

APD Officers contacted the male who refused commands to drop the rifle and began to raise it at officers.

Shots were fired and the male was struck. The suspect died at the scene and no officers were injured. 

The incident is under investigation. 


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