AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in east Amarillo.

It happened at around 4:13 p.m. on the 4000 block of I-40 East.

Officers said they were called to that location on a possible shooting.

According to Amarillo Police, when officers arrived they found Kenneth Steven Harris, 30, had died from his wounds.

A 33-year-old man was also taken to the hospital where he is in critical condition.

Officers said they were told that the incident started as a verbal argument and escalated into the shooting. 

The Amarillo Police Department Homicide Unit was called to the scene to investigate. 

No arrests have been made. 

Homicide investigators are still looking to speak with another unidentified man who left the scene before officers arrived. 

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 378-9468 or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be given anonymously online at or on the Amarillo Crime Stoppers P3 mobile app.