Update: (Oct. 31, 8:40 a.m.)

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – The Amarillo Police Department announced that a suspect was arrested in connection to a Saturday shooting in the 1900 block of NW 18th that killed one person and injured two others.

Homicide detectives identified 23-year-old Bol Deng as a suspect in the case and obtained a warrant for his arrest, according to the Amarillo Police Department. Police said that SWAT officers were brought in to help locate him, and he was arrested and booked into Potter County Jail.

Police noted that the case is still under investigation by the Amarillo Police Department Homicide Unit.


AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — According to the Amarillo Police Department, officers responded to a home in the 1900 block of NW 18 on a report of multiple gunshot victims on Saturday night.

According to an APD press release, at around 10:28 p.m. on Oct. 29, officers arrived at the home and found two male victims inside and a female victim in the backyard.

APD detailed that one male victim and one female victim were transported by AMR to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The second male, Lawrence Hart was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Justice of the Peace and Homicide Unit along with CSI arrived on the scene and this case is still under investigation.  

APD added that if anyone has any information on this shooting, contact Crimestoppers at 806-374-4400 or use the P3 Tips app or the Crimestoppers app at www.amapolice.org.