Amarillo Police release more information on Wednesday night shooting

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate a shooting which occurred Wednesday evening at an apartment complex located at 3308 Eddy. The incident marks the ninth reported shooting since Saturday.

At around 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 8, according to police, “shots fired” calls were placed regarding an incident at the complex. Witnesses were interviewed by police, who said they saw two men shooting at each other in the parking lot, according to a news release from the department. Officials say the witnesses saw the men running away “in separate directions from the area.”

While there were no reported injuries from any of the witnesses, officers located two vehicles with appeared damage from the incident. Officers also found bullets which went into one of the apartments on Eddy St.

Officials said that the incident does not seem to be connected to the drive-by shootings from Monday, for which no arrests have been made, but the shooting was noted as still under investigation.

This story is ongoing. Check with MyHighPlains.com for updates.

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