The Amarillo Police Department have issued a statement in regards to a hostage situation that unfolded this afternoon at a Walmart store.
Just after 11 a.m. police say they received a call about an armed person at the location and a barricaded suspect.
It has been confirmed that a male suspect inside the store did take one or more hostages.
The SWAT team responded, ultimately shooting the suspect.
Initial information provided indicates that the hostages involved are now safe and that no one except for the suspect is injured.
The Special Crimes Unit has now taken over the investigation.
The suspect’s name has not been released.