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Updated Tuesday, June 14, 1:55 p.m. EDT: The Amarillo, Texas, Police Department has confirmed that a SWAT team has shot the suspect, who is “apparently dead.” The hostages are reportedly safe.

Earlier: 

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Authorities are responding to reports of an active shooter who has "barricaded" himself in an Amarillo, Texas, Wal-Mart and may have taken hostages, KSAT reports, citing multiple sources.

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"The City's Office of Emergency Management, Amarillo Police and Amarillo Fire are on the scene of an active shooter incident at the Walmart on Georgia off of I-27," the city of Amarillo said in a news release, according to the news site.

There are currently no reports of injuries, and police are asking people to stay away from the area.

Read more at KSAT.