Aftera seven hour standoff with police, a Shane Francis Kennedy was taken to Pampa Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries from a self inflicted gun shot.
The standoff began at around 11am this morning when Pampa police attempted to stop the subject for a traffic violation. The subject fled from police and subsequently had a breif fifteen minute armed standoff in his vehicle before fleeing into his residence in the 2100 block of Hamilton. Police witnessed him running into his house carrying a rifle and amunition.
Police negotiators with the assistance of the Texas Rangers had an open line of communication with the subject throughout the standoff.
A robot from the Amarillo Police Department SWAT Team approached the residence at approximately 6:25 p.m. In an attempt to end the ordeal peacefully. When the robot injected chemical agent into the home the subject shot himself. Police found several weapons in the home upon investigation.