Amarillo Police Searching for Friday Night Bar Shooting Suspect

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Late Friday night, Amarillo Police responded to a shooting at the La Escondida Bar at 3904 Amarillo Blvd East.

The victim was shot in the abdomen while in the bar. He was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Witnesses said that there was an argument between the victim and the suspect. The suspect then pulled out a handgun and shot the victim one time.

The suspect left the scene before officers arrived.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department or call Amarillo Crime stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be submitted online at

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