Amarillo Police Respond to Shot Fired

Published 04/28 2014 09:00AM

Updated 04/28 2014 08:55PM

Amarillo Police responded to an aggravated assault Monday morning on the 3300 block of Eddy. The call came in around 3 a.m.

According to APD, officers discovered on scene, a woman had been involved in a domestic dispute with a man that lives in the same apartment. When the victim attempted to get her cell phone, the man picked it up and walked toward the front door with it.  When she tried to stop him, he struck her in the head with a handgun, causing an injury to the back of her head.  When he struck her, the gun discharged.  The bullet struck and went through the front door of the apartment. 

The man then left the apartment. The victim was taken to a local hospital by ambulance.  Her injury is not life-threatening.

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