Shootout on N. Florida leaves 1 person injured

Early Sunday evening, Amarillo police officers were sent to the 100 block of N. Florida on a shooting.

When officers arrived, they were told by witnesses that some of the people involved had gone back inside the house where the shooting occurred. Several other people had left the scene, including a wounded individual.

APD officers were advised a man had arrived at an area hospital with a gunshot wound. 

The people inside the residence were questioned by officers. Officers learned that the incident started as an argument over texts about child custody. 

Several people showed up at the residence on Florida Street, and a short argument started. The two groups began shooting at each other, resulting in one person being injured. 

The man's injuries were serious but not life threatening. 

Everyone involved in this incident have been identified. The Violent Crimes Unit is investigating this case.

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