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Four Detained And Two Arrested After Shooting In Area Of High School

Four juveniles are facing the consequences of having a firearm near Caprock High School.

On January 8th at  5:30 p.m. The Amarillo Police Department was sent to the 3000 block of South East 34th Avenue where four juvenile males were firing a handgun in a field. 

 The subjects ran, but the caller was able to give officers the direction of their travel and all four were detained and the firearm was located.

Two of the juveniles were placed into the Youth Center of the High Plains and the others were released to parents.

Due to the proximity of the shooting to Caprock High School, extracurricular activities were taking place, so the school was placed on lockdown while the incident was investigated.

 


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