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Shots Fired And Stand Off Ends In Arrest

One local man has been arrested after firing a weapon early Friday morning.

The Amarillo Police Department received a call of multiple gunshots fired near the 1700 block of South Roosevelt Street at 12:24 am.

When Officers arrived at the scene, they made contact with a man they believe fired the shots.

The suspect was still holding the weapon and refused to exit the home he was inside.

The APD’s Critical Incident Response Team was sent to the scene and at 5:38 a.m. the standoff ended when the man exited the home.

55-year-old Roger Don Taylor was booked into the Potter County Jail on charges of discharging a firearm in certain municipalities and terroristic threat against a family member.



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