Officer involved shooting in Amarillo leaves one man dead

VIDEO: APD investigating officer involved shooting in Amarillo

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Authorities in Amarillo are investigating an officer involved shooting on North Buchanan Street.

The Amarillo Police Department said about 10:29 a.m., a suspect was located at a home on North Buchanan Street.

Police said he pulled a firearm and pointed it a the officers.

The suspect, identified as 19-year-old Aaron Marcos Valdez, was shot, no officers were injured.

Valdez was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

He died from his injuries at 12:10 p.m.

He had three felony warrants out of Potter County, one for aggravated robbery and two for aggravated assault from the shooting incidents on Northeast 24th Avenue.

Per APD policy, any officer involved in a shooting will be placed on administrative leave until cleared to return to work.

As of now, the 1200 and 1300 blocks of Buchanan are being blocked during the investigation.

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Posted by Amarillo Police Department on Thursday, February 13, 2020

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