Shooting in SW Amarillo neighborhood kills MMA promoter
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 16:55:29 GMT —
Police are investigating the shooting death of a 45-year-old man in South Amarillo early Friday morning.
According to police, officers arrived just after 1 a.m., to the 8200 block of Progress to find two men in the street with one man down.
One man, later identified as 45-year-old James Larsen, had a gunshot wound to his upper body.
Pronews 7 has confirmed through a close friend of Larsen that he was a well-known Shark Fight promoter.
Larsen later died at the hospital, police said. An autopsy was ordered by a Justice of the Peace.
Another man had non life-threatening injuries to the upper body.
Any information on this shooting can be reported to the Special Crimes Unit of the Amarillo Police Department at 378-9468.