UPDATE: Detectives identify victim of deadly Bell Street shooting

Local News

This article has been updated to reflect the identity of the victim.

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Dylan Mims, 20, was arrested on a charge of manslaughter from the scene after a Wednesday evening shooting on Bell Street that killed one person.

Thursday afternoon, Amarillo Police Department Homicide Detectives identified the victim as 22-year-old Ladarius Eugene Johnson.

Dylan Mims, via Potter County Sheriff’s Office

According to the Amarillo Police Department (APD), officers responded to an apartment on the 1500 block of Bell Street Sept. 29 at around 7:20 p.m. after reports of a shooting. One person, Johnson, was found shot at the scene and taken to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Police reported detectives spoke to witnesses who had been inside the apartment at the time of the shooting and identified Mims, who was still on the scene, as a suspect. Mims was arrested and booked into the Potter County Detention Center.

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