APD: Woman dead, husband in custody after shooting in north Amarillo

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Police Department said a woman is dead and her husband was arrested after a shooting in northeast Amarillo.

APD said on Oct. 31, at 11:15 AM, officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of East Bonita on a shooting. The victim Kara Barrow, 36, had been shot in the upper body, according to APD.

Officials said she was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, where she later died.

According to APD, witnesses saw a man fleeing the scene before officers arrived. He has since been identified as Joseph Michael Barrow, Kara’s husband.

Detectives learned Barrow was at a hotel in the 8600 block of Canyon Drive. He was taken into custody by APD SWAT.

Amarillo Police said evidence led to an arrest warrant for Joseph Barrow in the murder of Kara Barrow. He was booked into the Potter County Detention Center.

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