APD Investigating Shooting at Benton Park

AMARILLO - The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a shooting at Benton Park this afternoon.

Today at 3:05 p.m., officers were sent to Benton Park at 14th and S. Vernon on a report that someone had been shot. 

We are told officers found a 17-year-old man on the west side of the park. 

They say he was suffering from a single gunshot wound in the upper right shoulder. He was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

The extent of his injuries has not been released. 

Officers say they located spent cartridge casings in the park near and in the street. 

Witnesses in the area reported hearing the shots. 

APD Detectives have responded and are investigating this case. 

We are told there have been no arrests at this time.

If you have any information about this case, please call the Amarillo Police Department or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.


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