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Amarillo police investigating Tuesday evening shooting

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a shooting incident Tuesday night in north Amarillo.

At around 7:00 pm, APD officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of north east 10th Avenue on gun shots heard in the area. Officers located a residence in the block that had been struck by gunfire.

While investigating this incident officers heard more gunshots being fired to the east of their location. A call later came in from the 800 block of north Nelson Street stating that shots had been heard in this area.

Officers determined that there were two vehicles driving in the area possibly shooting at each other. A witness described the vehicles as a newer model white Chevrolet truck and an unknown SUV. The vehicles were last seen going north bound in the 1200 block of north Bivins.

.Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department at 378-3038. Tips can be made anonymously through Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400 or online at

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