Accident

Man found dead in road accidentally shot himself, say Amarillo police

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — A man found dead back in November was found by police to have accidentally shot himself, according to a Friday release from Amarillo police.

Just after 11 p.m. on Nov. 20, police found 33-year-old Dwight Royal Jr. dead in the road near NW 13th and North Hughes.

Royal had been shot in the upper body.

Though police initially thought the incident was a homicide, they now say witnesses, video and other evidence show that Royal shot himself by accident.

Written by Kipper Sinclair

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s