Amarillo Police in standoff with armed suspect
Sat, 25 May 2013 21:57:14 GMT —
Amarillo Police are involved in a standoff with a gunman. Amarillo Police Department says the incident is in the 1000 block of East 10th. They say traffic on SE 10th from Grant to Arthur is being diverted. Avoid the area until further notice.
Officers have secured a perimeter from SE 10th and Cleveland to SE 10th and Grant and traffic is not allowed to travel east or west on SE 10th . Traffic is being diverted to SE 3rd and SE 27th. Amarillo Police say they were informed of a male suspect wanted on outstanding warrants located in a building in that area around 10:00 a.m. Saturday. Around noon, the suspect walked out to give himself up, but then quickly ran back inside.
Amarillo Police believe one other person is in the building with the suspect. However, further details are not being released, including the suspects name.