APD: Body Dropped Off with Gunshot Wound is Ruled Homicide

By Jackie Kingston , Veronica Dietrich | vdietrich@kamr.com

Published 08/12 2013 09:06PM

Updated 08/14 2013 01:21PM

UPDATE 8/14/13 -- Autopsy results indicate Lance Hooser died from a gunshot wound to the upper body.

Police are asking for anyone with information about this homicide to call the Special Crimes Unit at 378-9468.

UPDATE 8/13/13 -- Amarillo Police have released the name of the victim in the city's latest homicide.

29-year-old Lance Lee Hooser was found in the middle of S. Bryan near 2nd Street, around 6:30 last night.

Officers say Hooser was pushed from a moving vehicle, with a gunshot wound and other injuries.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

If you know anything about the homicide or the vehicle that fled the scene contact police.

AMARILLO 8/12/13 --  Amarillo Special Crimes is investigating the city's latest homicide, after a body with a gunshot wound is dropped off on the 200 block of Bryan.

Police tell us it happened just before 7 p.m., in a residential area near west Amarillo.

This makes the sixth confirmed homicide in the city of Amarillo so far this year.

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