Update: (Sept. 16)

The Amarillo Police Department announced that three suspects were arrested in connection to the Wednesday shooting death of 17-year-old Adam Jeremiah Maes.

18-year-old Kezabien Mayes and 19-year-old Javonne Mayes were arrested alongside a 14-year-old girl, according to the police department, and charged with murder. The 14-year-old was also charged with “Engaging in Criminal Activity” and booked into the Youth Center of the High Plains.

Officials noted that the Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate the case.

Original Story:

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – The Amarillo Police Department released information on an ongoing investigation surrounding a Wednesday night fatal shooting on North Grand Street.

According to the police department, officers were called to an apartment complex in the 2800 block of North Grand Street at around 11:26 p.m. on Wednesday on reports of a shooting. A 17-year-old boy was found at the location suffering from a gunshot wound, according to police, and later died from his injuries after being taken to a local hospital.

Police said that the Amarillo Police Department Homicide Unit interviewed “multiple people involved with this incident,” but no arrests have yet been made. Officials noted that the investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story. MyHighPlains.com will update this article as new information becomes available.

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