APD investigating shooting of young man on Paradise Avenue

VIDEO: APD investigating shooting of young man on Paradise Avenue

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a shooting on Paradise Avenue, where they found a young man with a gunshot wound this evening.

On May 27, at around 6:55 p.m., APD officers were called to the area of Paradise Avenue and Clema Street on a report of a sick person laying in the roadway.

As officers were responding, updates came in that the victim had possibly been shot.

When officers arrived, they found a young male in the street suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

Witnesses told officers the suspect was also a young male.

The man they believe to the suspect has been caught.

The investigation is ongoing, and we will update the story as more information becomes available.

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