Three People Shot in Amarillo, One Dead
It's not a good story when the first thing you read is 3 gunshot victims were dropped off at a hospital. However, that is what happened in Amarillo over the weekend.
Amarillo Police Officers were called out on Sunday, March 26th at 4:45 am after 3 gunshot victims were dropped off at a local hospital by car. No emergency services were called in to transport the victims. Amarillo Police reported that Javaurian Penns, a 21-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The two other victims in the shooting were females aged 17 and 18. They had injuries that were not life-threatening.
The Amarillo Police Department Homicide Unit is currently investigating the case.
Amarillo Police are asking for any information about the incident. If you have any information, you are encouraged to call the APD Homidice Unit You can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400 or leave a tip at amapolice.org.
This will be the fourth shooting Amarillo has seen in the last 7 days. Within the last 7 days, Amarillo has also seen an aggravated robbery, a possible child abduction, a warrant for indecent exposure, and two fatal crashes.