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BREAKING: Active shooter at Walmart store; hostages

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All too familiar these days, and no less frightening.

Reports are emerging that an active shooter has taken hostages at a Walmart store in Texas. Details are still coming in, but here’s what we know so far.

Per KFDA, The Amarillo Police Department is reporting an active situation at the Amarillo Walmart at 4215 Canyon Drive. Early reports indicate an armed man is inside the store.

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APD and several other agencies including DPS, Amarillo Emergency Management and Randall County are on scene. There are unconfirmed reports of a possible hostage situation. Police are searching for a Somalian man wearing Kahki pants.

And there’s another unconfirmed but disturbing detail being reported:

UPDATE: SWAT TEAM SHOOTS ARMED SUSPECT WHO TOOK HOSTAGES AT AMARILLO, TEXAS WALMART; POLICE SAY SUSPECT APPARENTLY DEAD

[Note: This article was compiled by Michele Hickford]

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