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Amarillo Police Department
Thursday January 26th, 2023 :: 08:40 a.m. CST


Amarillo Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating an early morning shooting in south Amarillo

On January 26th at 5:45 AM, Amarillo Police officers were called to the 4100 block of south Travis Street on gunshots heard in the area. Officers located a male laying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. 24-year-old Markell Damarion Toombs-Reed was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The APD Homicide Unit is investigating the shooting. No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department Homicide Unit at 806-378-9468. Information can also be given anonymously through Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400, online at, or on the Amarillo Crime Stopper P3 tips mobile app.

Amarillo Police Department
200 SE 3rd Ave
Amarillo, TX 79101

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 806-378-4257

Cpl. Jeb Hilton
Crime Prevention Unit
[email protected]

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