Officer involved shooting in Amarillo leaves one man dead

Tuesday morning. Amarillo police officers were dispatched to a call of male armed with a rifle in the 2000 block of Paramount Boulevard. The caller stated the male had made threats to harm an innocent person. 

When officers arrived, they made contact with the armed man. The man refused commands to drop the rifle and began to raise towards the officers. 

Officers fired their weapons and struck the suspect. The suspect died at the scene from his wounds. 

No officers were injured. The incident is under investigation.
Dan Butcher

Dan Butcher is the editor and publisher of High Plains Pundit. Dan is also the host of the popular High Plains Pundit Podcast.

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