Another day, another shooting: APD investigating incident on Goodnight Trail

Early Thursday morning, Amarillo police officers responded to 4504 Goodnight Trail on a report that a bullet had hit a window in the home. The bullet hit a window on the south side of the home, indicating that the shot had been fired from 4506 Goodnight Trail.

Officers found no sign of activity at 4506. They tried to make contact but no one would answer the door or respond to them knocking on windows.

Upon further investigation, officers were able to determine who was supposed to be in the residence, and also developed information that there could be rifles in the home.

APD’s SWAT and Negotiators were requested in case the suspect was barricaded inside with a gun. Officers contacted nearby neighbors and advised them of the situation in case they wanted to leave.

At about 5:40 AM, an adult male came out of the front door and was detained without incident.

Officers learned that a female was inside, and was concealing herself in a closet due to outstanding traffic warrants. Within a few minutes, the female came out of the home and was taken into custody.

Mark Alan Stephens, 39, was booked into the Randall County Jail on a charge of Discharge of a Firearm inside a municipality with a population over 100,000 people, a class A misdemeanor.

Amber Dawn Crow, 18, was arrested for five outstanding municipal warrants for traffic charges.

Officers collected a .40 caliber handgun from the home. It's believed this was the firearm which was discharged inside the home.

Circumstances leading up to the shooting are still under investigation. Officers found a bullet hole in a wall at 4506 and fence between the houses that indicated that the shot did originate from that home.

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