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One dead in Monday shooting, police still seeking suspect

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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

Authorities continue their search Monday evening for a suspect who shot and killed a man in front of a north Amarillo home earlier in the day.

Police have identified the deceased victim has 25-year-old Kharyi Nichols. Witnesses told responding officers Nichols and another person were arguing in front of a residence in the 3100 block of Oak Drive just before 1 p.m. when they suddenly heard gunshots.

Nichols was taken to an area hospital by way of a private vehicle but later succumbed to his injuries, officials said.

Officer Jeb Hilton with the Amarillo Police Department says the shooter was described as an 18-year-old black male. Hilton urges anyone with information to call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 378-9468.

Special Crimes has opened an investigation into the shooting.

NewsChannel 10's Shannon Smith remains on scene and will continue to provide updates on this story as the News at Six continues.

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