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.
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.