Crime

Amarillo police investigating after man reports being shot in alley

Amarillo police are investigating after a 40-year-old man was hurt in a Friday morning shooting on the south side of town. (ABC 7 Amarillo-Steve Douglass)

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Amarillo police are investigating after a 40-year-old man was hurt in a Friday morning shooting on the south side of town.

According to police, officers were called to a local hospital at about 11:31 a.m. for a 40-year-old man who had arrived with a gunshot wound but not in serious danger.

The victim told officers he was in an alley in the 3000 block of SW 27th Avenue when he was approached by a man he knew. An argument ensued and the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim one time in the lower body.

The victim is being treated for his injuries.

The suspect has not been located at this time.

Written by Matthew Watkins

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