Downtown dispute leads to assault

Amarillo, TX - Police say a man was arrested Wednesday night for aggravated assault.

Police were called to 724 S. Polk on a call that a black male was outside with a weapon and yelling at people.

Officers contacted the victim and obtained a description before searching for the suspect. Police found the suspect near 4th and S. Harrison and took him into custody. Police found the weapon used by the suspect, a shovel.

Reports say Andre Ephrim of Amarillo was booked into Potter County Jail on charge of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

The victim was taken to the hospital and treated for severe cuts to his face and possible injury to his arm.

According to police, the incident started from a dispute between the two men but is still under investigation.

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