AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT)

As of 4:18 p.m. According to the Amarillo Police Department, the critical incident near Fannin Middle School concluded peacefully.

On Wednesday, APD officers were called to a residence in the 4600 block of Bonham on a disturbance call.

Officers were told that a 22-year-old male in the residence was suffering from a crisis. Information was received that the male was armed with a gun and threatening harm.

The APD Critical Incident Response Team was called to the scene to assist.

Officers notified AISD personnel, due to the location being close to Fannin Middle School.

The subject involved exited the residence and was taken into custody. He will be transported to a local hospital for an evaluation.


As of 3:15 p.m. According to the Fannin Middle School Facebook page, there is a staggered release Wednesday at the end of the day. All students will exit on the west side of the school on Rusk Street.


As of 11:12 a.m. According to the Fannin Middle School Facebook page, Fannin Middle School is currently in a lockout situation as a precaution due to police activity in the area.

The schools Facebook post says, classes will rotate as normal inside the building, but no one will be allowed outside the building, or into the building until the situation is resolved.

This page will be updated as information becomes available.