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APD investigating shooting near AC Washington Street campus


Wednesday evening, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of South Washington on a shooting. This location is near the Amarillo College campus.

The 25 year old male victim had been driving north bound on S. Washington Street. He observed a white Buick or Cadillac car driving erratically by him in the same direction.

Investigators said the victim honked at the vehicle to bring attention to the behavior. The suspect in the white vehicle fired a gun at the victim striking him in the upper leg.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

There is no description of the suspect in this case.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be given anonymously online at www.amapolice.org or on the Amarillo Crime Stoppers P3 mobile app. 

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