Amarillo PD: 16-year-old dead in early morning shooting, suspect arrested

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – UPDATE: The Amarillo Police Department’s Homicide Unit has identified the suspect as Maung Khin, a 17-year-old male. Khin was arrested for Manslaughter and booked into the Potter County Detention Center. 

ORIGINAL: On December 1st at 12:30 AM, APD officers responded to a shooting on the 1300 block of Evergreen.  

Officials say a 16-year-old male was found dead inside of the residence from a single gunshot wound.

A male believed to be the suspect was taken into custody.

The case is still under investigation by the Homicide Unit.

Potter County Justice of the peace Taylor has ordered an autopsy.

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