Amarillo faced another shooting in the early morning of Sunday, August 6th.

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Amarillo Police officers descended into downtown Amarillo at 2:07 am on Sunday, August 6th.  The officers were sent to the 600 block of S. Polks after a report of fighting.

Upon arrival, police witnessed large groups of people leaving the area bars and moving along the streets to their vehicles. However,  police saw no evidence of fighting at that time.

After receiving another call, APD Officers moved to the 900 block of Buchanan on another report of people fighting.  Upon arrival, Amarillo Police Officers did not find anyone fighting, and the parking lot was empty.

A call came in at 2:15 am from a local hospital advising police that two people had arrived at the hospital ER by private vehicles.  A male victim had a minor injury, and the other male victim's injuries were life-threatening.

Upon investigation, APD Officers found the crime scene close to the 100 block of SE 7th.  Amarillo's crime scene investigators with the help of patrol officers were able to collect evidence and interview witnesses.

The case is still under investigation by the Violent Crimes Unit.

No other information about the suspects or the victims has been released at this time.

As always, the Amarillo Police Department asks that if anyone has any information on the incident to contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400 or online at   All tips will remain anonymous.

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