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Eleven Year Old Boy & 21 Year Old Woman Injured from Shooting

An 11-year-old boy and 21-year-old woman are injured after police said a man opened fire while they were in a car.

It happened last night around 11 on I-40 and Bell when Amarillo Police responded to call of shots being fired from a car.

On the way to the call, officers learned there may have been two potential gunshot victims at an area hospital. 

After further investigation, officers were able to confirm a suspect in a Red Four-Door Dodge Charger had pulled in front of the victim's vehicle and opened fire. 

Police said the 21-year-old driver sustained minor injuries in the incident, while the 11-year-old was injured on his upper body.

APD said both injuries are not life-threatening and both victims are in stable condition.

Officials said the suspect in the shooting was described as possibly being a Hispanic man with dark curly hair. 

They said the vehicle was further described as possibly being Candy Apple Red and may have an aftermarket rear spoiler. 

If you have any information on the suspect and/or vehicle involved in this incident, contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers 24/7 tip line 806-374-4400. 

You may also submit anonymous information online at amapolice.org

You can also download a free tip app for smartphones called P3 tips.

If your anonymous tip leads to the suspect's identification and arrest, you could earn a reward of up to $1,000.


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