Amarillo police investigate overnight armed robbery

Amarillo police investigate overnight armed robbery

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo police are investigating an armed robbery in the 4000 block of East Amarillo Boulevard.

Authorities say the incident occurred around 3:15 a.m. at the Silver Spur Motel.

Two victims heard a knock at the door and answered it. Two male suspects tried to push their way into the room as one of the victims tried to close the door on the suspects.

One of the suspects had a gun in their hand and it went off as the door was closed on him. The bullet struck the ceiling in the room. The victims were able to shut the door and call the police.

The suspects fled in an unknown direction. The first suspect is described as being about 5'7'' tall with a thin build, wearing a red jacket and sun glasses.

The second suspect was described as being 5'10'' tall and having a thin build, wearing all black.

Both of the suspects had their faces covered. The victims were not injured in the incident.

If you have any information on this crime contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400 or submit a tip online at

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