Murder warrant issued for suspect in Sunday shooting

Murder warrant issued for suspect in Sunday shooting
Jeremiah Jay Reyna (Source: APD)

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Amarillo police have issued a murder warrant for the suspect in Sunday’s shooting.

On Sunday, July 26, 2020, at approximately 1:44 a.m., officers were called to the scene of a shooting at a home in the area of Buntin and Darden Streets, just northeast of Gene Howe Park.

When they arrived, they found 30-year-old Samuel Acosta with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for life threatening injuries, where he later died.

A warrant has been issued for murder for 36-year-old Jeremiah Jay Reyna.

Reyna is around five feet six inches tall and 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Police say Reyna drives a 2000 GMC Sierra with Texas tags.

If you have any information on his location or know where he may be, you should call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at (806) 374-4400. You will remain anonymous.

AMARILLO POLICE DEPARTMENT MEDIA/PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: July 29, 2020 TIME: 1:44am CASE NUMBER: 2020-512062 ...

Posted by Amarillo Police Department on Thursday, July 30, 2020

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