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Fight Among Several Men In Texas Ends When One Pulls Out Gun And Fires Fatal Shot: Police

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Jul. 18 2022, Published 4:39 p.m. ET

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An altercation between several men led one to pull out a gun and start shooting, police said. Now, he faces a murder charge.

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On July 18, police in Amarillo, Texas, announced the arrest of 21-year-old Oscar Adame.

Around 4:20 a.m. on July 17, police responded to a hospital for a man who had been brought in with a gunshot wound. The victim was later identified as Javier Hernandez, 31.

Hernandez died at the hospital, police said.

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Witness said the shooting happened on 11th Avenue in Amarillo. Hernandez was in a fight with several other men, and one pulled out a gun and shot him.

Investigators identified Adame as a suspect, and he was arrested.

Police have not said what led to the fight among the men.

Officer was arrested on a charge of murder and booked into the Potter County Detention Center, police said.

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