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Amarillo Man is Murdered

Lt. Gary Trupe of the Amarillo Police Department Lt. Gary Trupe of the Amarillo Police Department

An Amarillo man is dead and another is in custody being questioned for his murder.

That's according to Amarillo police who are still trying to sort out what happened in the cities latest homicide.

It was just after four this afternoon when officers were called to Cleon Street on an aggravated assault.

Once they arrived they quickly realized they were dealing with a murder.

Lt. Gary Trupe of the Amarillo Police Department said, "when they arrived they found one man, who had been shot a single time, 46 years old. He was taken to Northwest Hospital where he subsequently died at 5:41 pm." 

Officers say they believe a verbal argument escalated leading to the shooting.

The man being questioned has not been charged with a crime. We will continue to keep you informed as details become available.

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