Police respond to hostage situation at Texas Walmart, suspect dead

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AMARILLO, Texas – The active hostage situation at an Amarillo Walmart has ended. The Amarillo Police Department SWAT Team team has shot and killed the suspect.

The Randall County Sheriff’s Office Facebook reports that all hostages are safe.

APD and several other agencies including DPS, Amarillo Emergency Management, and Randall County are on the scene.

Police are shutting down Interstate 27 and Georgia Northbound frontage road. Police are asking motorists to please avoid the area so that officers can focus on the scene and not traffic.