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Amarillo Police Department
Sunday March 26th, 2023 :: 09:27 a.m. CDT


Amarillo Police Homicide Unit investigating early morning shooting death.

On Sunday March 26, 2023, at approximately 4:45am, Officers were called to an area hospital on 3 gunshot victims who had been dropped off by private vehicle. Javaurian Penns, male, age 21, was pronounced deceased at the hospital. 2 female victims, ages 17 and 18, had non life threatening injuries and are expected to survive.  The Amarillo Police Homicide Unit is investigating.  If anyone has information on this incident, call the Amarillo PD Homicide Unit. If you need to remain anonymous, call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400 or go to their website, Or you can download the P3 tips app. 

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

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

Carla Burr
Public Information Office
[email protected]

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