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Amarillo Police Shoot And Kill Man

Shots Fired At Santa Monica CollegeAmarillo Police were called to a disturbance early Sunday morning.

Officers arrived to the call of a man causing a disturbance at 1615 South Jackson around 2:45am Sunday morning.  Two officers arrived and confronted 33-year old German Mata.  The suspect pulled a pistol from his waistband and pointed it at officers.  One of the officers then shot Mata.  It was later discovered the pistol was a realistic replica and not a real weapon.

Mata was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The shooting has triggered a mandatory investigation and the office involved has been put on administrative leave.  The body has been sent to Lubbock for an autopsy.

For more see this source article.

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