Amarillo police investigating Monday morning shooting


Update: Detectives investigating this incident have made an arrest. Chad Daveigh Lewis, 18-year-old male, was arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and booked into the Potter County Detention Center. 

Original Post: Early Monday morning, Amarillo police officers were called to the 2100 block of south Polk Street on a person who had been shot. The victim, an 18-year-old male, told officers that the shooting had occurred at an event center in the 2200 block of Canyon Drive. 

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Officers located several shell casings in the parking lot of event center. Multiple vehicles, the building, and a house behind the location were struck with bullets. 

While investigating the scene officers were told that a 19-year-old female had also been shot and was transported to a local hospital by private conveyance. She also had non-life-threatening injuries. 

There have been no arrests made at this point. The incident remains under investigation. 

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400. Tips can also be given anonymously at www.amapolice.org or on the Amarillo Crime Stoppers P3 mobile app.

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