Amarillo Police Investigating Attempted Robbery at Silver Spur Motel

Early Wednesday morning, Amarillo Police responded to an attempted robbery at the Silver Spur Motel at 4011 Amarillo Blvd East.

The two victims heard a knock at the door and answered it. Two male suspects tried to push their way into the room and one of the victims was close the door on the suspects. One of the suspects had a gun in their hand and it went off as the door was closed on him. 

The bullet struck the ceiling in the room. The victims were able to get the door shut and call the police. 

The suspects fled in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be made anonymously online at www.amapolice.org.


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