Texas Wal-Mart Shooting Suspect Has Been Shot, Hostages Safe, Police Report

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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.



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.


"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.

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