UPDATE: APD has confirmed that Shawn Michael Hooten is in custody. Hooten was located in the 6100 block of S. Bell at approximately 8:00 p.m. According to APD, officers were speaking with a complainant when Hooten approached them. Hooten was taken into custody without incident. He will be booked into the Randall County Jail.
M onday night Amarillo Police Department officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of Eddy on a stabbing report.
According to APD, when officers arrived on the scene they found a man with stab wounds inside the apartment. The victim was identified as 61-year-old Perry Hooten and was transported to a local hospital where he later died. An autopsy has been ordered for Perry.
At this time a murder warrant has been issued for 35-year-old Shawn Michael Hooten. If your tip leads to an arrest you could receive a reward up to $300.
APD is asking anyone with information to contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400 or Special Crimes at 378-9468.