Deputy, Firefighter & Civilian Shot Trial-State Fair in Amarillo

AMARILLO – A gunman opened fire at the Triple-State Fair in Amarillo Monday night wounding a firefighter, a deputy and a civilian before being shot by authorities.  

According to multiple reports, on Sep. 19, an unnamed gunman opened fire on a crowd at the fair in Amarillo. During the rampage the gunman shot a civilian, a medical first responder, and a deputy with the Potter County Sheriff's Office. 

The gunman was also shot after PCSO deputies returned fire on the gunman.

The names of the injured including the shooter has not been identified. It is believed that the three that were shot by the gunman were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The shooter however was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

The Tri-State Fair started on Sep. 16 and is scheduled to continue through Sep. 24. 

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