Update: Early Morning Shooting at Colonies at Hillside Apartments

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 07/16 2014 08:39AM

Updated 07/16 2014 05:51PM

UPDATE 4:09 P.M. -- The individual that was shot during this event remains hospitalized. His injury is not life-threatening. 

The individual that fired the shot has been released pending investigation. 

Police continue to investigate

AMARILLO -- Early this morning, Amarillo Police responded to an aggravated assault at The Colonies at Hillside Apartment complex.

Before police arrived, dispatch was informed that someone had been shot.

A person was shot in the abdomen. The extent of his injury is not known at this time.  

The resident at the apartment told police that he had a party and a male had been asked to leave. The male came back and forced his way into the apartment and tried to fight with the resident. 

The resident fired a shot and hit the male in the abdomen.  

Detectives are still actively speaking to witnesses and those involved at this time.    

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