Wednesday morning at approximately 7:04 a.m. Amarillo Police Officers responded to a shooting report in the 800 block of south Kentucky.
When Amarillo Police Department Officers arrived on the scene they found the resident of the house laying inside with a gunshot wound to the upper body.
According to police investigators, 2 subjects entered the house forcefully when the male resident was woken up by the noise. The man went to investigate when he was shot by the intruders who later fled the scene.
The man was taken to a hospital where he later died from his injuries.
At this time no arrests have been made. APD Special Crimes Unit is investigating the incident. If you have information regarding this shooting call 378-9468 or contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.