2 dead, 1 seriously injured after suspected murder-suicide
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) —
The Amarillo Police Department is investigating what is suspected to be a murder-suicide that left two men dead and another person injured on Wednesday night.
According to authorities, at about 10:10 p.m., officers were sent to the 6700 block of Bengal on a report of several people being shot. Officers arrived and found three victims inside the residence. One of the victims was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and two others were deceased inside the home.
APD's Special Crimes unit was called to investigate the incident and determined that Travis Eldridge, 21, shot and killed Donald Eldridge, 66. Eldridge also shot the victim who was taken to the hospital. Then, Eldridge shot and killed himself inside the home.
Justice of the Peace Gary Jackson was called to the scene.
Special Crimes continues investigating this aggravated assault/murder/suicide.