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APD: One Man Dead Following Morning Shooting

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - One man is dead after being shot earlier today.

According to Amarillo Police, officers were dispatched to the 700 block of N. Cleveland on multiple shots fired just before noon.

A man was shot and transported to a local hospital where he later died. He was identified as Rene Soto, age 42. Justice of the Peace Thomas Jones ordered an autopsy which will be performed in Lubbock tomorrow morning.

Investigators of the Special Crimes Unit believe there is more than one suspect in this shooting. The suspects fled the scene westbound from Cleveland on NE 7th Ave toward Arthur Street.

If anyone has any information about this homicide, call the Special Crimes Unit at 378-9468 or call Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.


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