1 killed, 1 injured in Amarillo night club assault

Las Chakalozas Night Club. APD is investigating after a man was killed early Monday morning.

UPDATE: APD has released early autopsy information. The preliminary results indicate that Sifuentes died from blunt force trauma to his upper body. Special Crimes is still investigating the incident.


marillo Police responded to the 1500 block of southeast 10th Monday morning at approximately 2:10 a.m. after receiving calls of a disturbance in the area. The caller said that he and his father had been beaten up and that his father was dead.

Officers responded to Las Chakalozas Night Club and found an injured man trying to revive a man lying in the parking lot. The man lying on the ground was identified 57-year-old Lamberto Sifuentes. Sifuentes was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. The injured man told police that he was assaulted with some sort of weapon. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to APD an autopsy has been ordered in Lubbock for Sifuentes.

Amarillo Police Department is asking anyone with information about the death of Sifuentes to contact Special Crimes Unit at 378-9468.