Arrest made in Eastridge murder case

Following an intensive two-day investigation into the homicide that occurred in Eastridge on Sunday, an arrest has been made.

Swat began surveillance of the suspects residence, while officers from the Amarillo Regional Crime Center (ARCC),School liaison-SRO, CSI, and our TFO officers assisted. Homicide investigators set up surveillance on a secondary location while working on obtaining both arrest and search warrants. 

Once homicide investigators obtained the arrest warrant, the officers surrounded the residence and took 25 year old Aung Thuya into custody. He was booked into the Potter county jail for murder.   

In a subsequent search of the suspect's residence, conducted under a search warrant, crucial evidence related to the homicide was discovered and collected. A second residence was searched, yielding further evidence collected. All evidence has been formally booked for further investigation.

This past Sunday, Amarillo police officers responded to a shooting incident in the 6500 block of NE 12th. Upon arrival, officers discovered 23 year old Aung Oo had been shot just outside his vehicle. 

Despite immediate life-saving measures by paramedics and fire personnel, Aung Oo passed away from his wounds after being transported to an area hospital.

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