What A Weekend Amarillo, Shooting, Robbery and a Fiery Car Crash
Amarillo has another crazy weekend involving a shooting, a car burglary and a crash that took the life of a Amarillo man.
On Saturday, February 12th, a man had his vehicle stolen at knife point. At 9:52pm a man was near 25th and Georgia, filling up his vehicle when a white or Hispanic male, walked up and pulled a knife on him. The man was wearing a grey hoodie and a face covering. He then took off with the man's 2016 GMC Sierra Crew Cab truck. The license plate is, Texas #DXG6891.
The victim did not receive any injuries. If you have any information on this Aggravated Robbery call the Amarillo Police Department or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400, or submit a tip online at amapolice.org.
On Sunday, February 13, at 8:53PM, Amarillo Police were called out to 15th and Rosemont on a man shooting a gun. A man armed with a gun threatened and pointed the weapon at several people. He then fired shots into the air. The suspect, Xavier Montrail Johnson, 19-year-old male, was located in the backyard of a home near 5100 Westgate. He was arrested on four counts of Aggravated Assual with a Deadly Weapon, Discharging a firearm in a Municipality, and Evading Arrest/Detention. Johnson was booked into the Potter County Jail.
A man died in a fiery crash at 10th and Pittsburgh Street on Sunday, February13 at 1:58am. Amarillo Police were called to the scene and upon arrival a 1990 Jeep Cherokee was engulfed in flames. The driver had been traveling east on 10th when they struck a concrete median. The person lost control of the vehicle and it caused a rollover. Gary Jackson, Justice of the Peace ordered an autopsy. The identity of the victim has not been determined. The Amarillo Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating.