Shooting In Northeast Amarillo Monday Morning
Monday morning before lunch Amarillo police responded to a report of a shooting in Northeast Amarillo.
The authorities were called around 10:15am to the 1100 block of Bluebell. When officers arrived they found a woman in the street. She has sustained a gunshot wound to the lower right leg. The injury was non-life threatening and she was transported to a local hospital.
During the investigation officers determined the victim had been sitting in a vehicle with David Joe Phommyvong, with who the woman allegedly is in a dating relationship.
According to reports there was an argument in the car and the victim exited the vehicle. That's when Phommyvong allegedly pulled out a gun and shot the woman in the lower extremity. The suspect then fled the area in the vehicle.
Patrol officers were quickly able to locate Phommyvong in the 900 block of Columbine Street. Patrol officers with an assist from the Amarillo Police Department's SWAT Team took Phommyvong into custody.
He was placed under arrest for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Family Member and booked into the Potter County Detention Center.