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APD Special Crimes investigate overnight homicide

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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

UPDATE: Special Crimes said one person was taken into custody Wednesday evening as authorities continue to investigate the shooting death of an Amarillo man.

Officials secured a warrant for Matthew Wilson, 30, in relation to the shooting that happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday. The Amarillo Police Department took Wilson into custody around 6:30 p.m.

The victim was later identified as Brandon Lamar Washington, 26. Authorities believe Washington was shot in the 800 block of N. Tyler in Amarillo and then collapsed in a parking lot about a block away. 

He was taken to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries. An autopsy has been ordered by Justice of the Peace Richard Herman. 

Wilson was taken to the Potter County Detention Center. 

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APD Special Crimes Unit is investigating an overnight shooting that left one person dead.

Around 1:14 a.m., officers were sent to W. Amarillo Blvd. and N. Polk on a report of shots heard and a person down in a parking lot.  

Police found one victim at the scene. The victim has been indentified as Brandon Lamar Washington, 26.

Officers say the shooting happened in the 800 block of N. Tyler. Washington collapsed in a convenience store parking lot at Amarillo Blvd. and Polk.  

Washington was transported to the hospital and was pronounced dead.  

APD Special Crimes Unit investigators have released the cause of death as gunshot wounds.

An autopsy have been ordered by Justice of the Peace Richard Herman.

No arrests have been made at this time as Special Crimes continues to investigate.

If you have any information about this shooting, please call the Amarillo Police Department’s Special Crimes Unit at 378-9468 or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. You may also submit a tip at www.amapolice.org   
 

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