The Amarillo Police Department said police found no threat at an area business following an initial call of someone with a gun possibly holding people hostage.
Officials with the Amarillo Police Department said they had received an initial call Friday afternoon of someone with a gun possibly holding people hostage. Police said when they arrived they found no one with a gun and no one being held hostage.
Police said anyone who was detained from the building following the initial call will be arrested if they have prior warrants.
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Police Department reports that its CIRT team is on the scene of a “possible barricaded subject” at Amarillo Boulevard and Evergreen Street Friday afternoon.
APD said Evergreen Street between Amarillo Boulevard and Northeast 9th Avenue is closed to traffic.
APD is asking that those traveling to the area use an alternative route.
Crew with MyHighPlains.com are heading to the scene.
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