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Police seeking aggravated assault suspect

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

Amarillo police are searching for a male suspect while investigating an aggravated assault that led to multiple wrecks near Tascosa Road in Amarillo.

According a release from the Amarillo Police Department, at 6 p.m. Tuesday an armed Hispanic male approached another man inside of a business at 3000 block for Amarillo Boulevard West. The alleged victim attempted to grab the gun away from the suspect, but the gun discharged into his hand. 

The suspect the fled the scene on foot. He is described as 5'11" and weighing around 160 pounds. 

Police say the injured victim left the area in a vehicle and proceeded to drive to an area hospital. Along the way, he rear-ended several vehicles along Amarillo Boulevard West near Tascosa Road. His injuries are the only reported injuries from the incident. 

Anyone with information on the suspect is urged to call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be submitted by calling the Amarillo Police Department at 378-3038 or placed online at www.amapolice.org

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