Police investigating murder in north Amarillo


Late Saturday night, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to northwest 13th Avenue and north Hughes Street on a person lying in the roadway. 

Emergency personnel located a deceased male facedown in the road. The victim had a gunshot wound to the upper torso. 

The victim was identified as 33-year-old Dwight Rashad Royal Jr. 

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department Homicide Unit at 378-9468. I

Information can also be given anonymously through Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400, online at www.amapolice.org, or on the Amarillo Crime Stoppers P3 mobile app.

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