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Man arrested after shooting woman in north Amarillo

On Monday morning, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Bluebell on a shooting.

When officers arrived. they found a 25 year old woman lying by the street suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower right leg. She was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Investigating officers determined that the victim had been in a vehicle with her 29 year old boyfriend, David Joe Phommyvong. There was an argument and the victim got out of the car. Phommyvong pulled out a gun and shot the female victim in the leg before driving off.

Patrol officers located Phommyvong at a residence in the 900 block of Columbine Street. Patrol officers along with members of the Amarillo Police Department SWAT team took Phommyvong into custody.

Phommyvong was placed under arrest for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Family Member and booked into the Potter County Detention Center.

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