Police: Amarillo, TX Walmart shooter dead, hostages safe

(Source: KXAN)

AMARILLO, Texas (KXAN) — The active shooting at an Amarillo Walmart ended with the suspect shot and killed by a SWAT team, according to Amarillo police.

There were police reports of an armed subject in the store involved in a ‘workplace violence’ situation. The incident unfolded at a Walmart on Georgia Street off of I-27 around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Officer Jeb Hilton with the Amarillo Police Department said during a press update that there was one hostage known. The hostage is now reportedly safe.

A reporter on scene said there were shots fired in the store. The City of Amarillo has said there are no reports of injuries.

One photo from KAMR shows people from the store being evacuated.

 

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