The Amarillo Police Department has reported another shooting resulting in death.  This is Amarillo's first homicide of 2022.

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On Tuesday, January 25th, Amarillo 911 received a call and a hang up.  The call came from the area of the corner of 9th and Buchanan Street,  After reaching the location a female told the police that her boyfriend had been shot, but she didn't know the address of where it occurred.

The officers followed the female to a residence in the neighborhood near 7th and  north Williams Street.  When they arrived at the residence they found Jeremie Ray Gomez, 36-year-old male, dead from a gunshot wound.

As of this time, the Amarillo Police Department do not have any suspects on the shooting.

If you have any information on a possible suspect or suspects call the Amarillo Police Homicide Unit at 806-378-9468.  You can also contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers and leave an anonymously at 806-374-4400 or online at  You can also leave a tip on the ACS P3 app.

Twenty-seven homicides happened in Amarillo in 2021.  Twenty-six of those homicides were shootings.  So far this year Amarillo has seen at least 3 shootings, and now the first death.

The most recent shooting before the January 25th homicide took place on Monday, January 24th, at a local gaming establishment on Amarillo Blvd.  John Arnold Ramzy, 38-year-old male was arrested for two accounts of Aggravated Assualt with a Deadly Weapon and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon.  Ramzy is suspected of shooting a 48-year-old man multiple times and pointing the gun at a female.   He is currently in the Potter County Detention Center.

Amarillo Murders in 2021

With an official tally of 27 murders, the year 2021 saw the highest number of homicides in Amarillo since 1994.

Below is a closer look at the year's criminal acts that resulted in life lost.

**Note from the Editor: The following is not an exhaustive list. We have compiled what you see below from news reports, official police statements, along with where the case stands in the court system. If you see any errors in reporting or fact, please email the editor directly at along with any supporting documents.

We wish to stress that all individuals charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

***Not pictured: Edward Matthew Gamez

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