“Two Killed and Multiple Injured in Amarillo Shooting: Semagea D Smith and Dequincton T Taylor Identified as Victims”

By | July 10, 2023



In a tragic incident, two people were killed and five others were injured in a shooting at a shopping center in Amarillo, Texas. The incident occurred just before 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, according to a press release from the Amarillo Police Department.

The shooting took place in the 3500 block of South Georgia Street. When officers arrived at the scene, they found seven people who had been shot. Unfortunately, one of the victims died at the scene. The remaining victims were transported to three different emergency rooms by Amarillo Medical Response and private vehicles.

Another victim succumbed to their injuries at the hospital. The two victims have been identified as Semagea D Smith, 32, and Dequincton T Taylor, 28.

At the time of the press release, no arrests had been made and the Amarillo Police Homicide Unit was still investigating the incident.

This shooting highlights the ongoing issue of gun violence in the United States. Incidents like these not only result in loss of life but also leave lasting trauma and injuries for the survivors and their families.

It is important for authorities to thoroughly investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators to justice. Additionally, efforts should be made to address the underlying causes of gun violence and implement measures to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future.


Our thoughts and condolences go out to the victims and their families during this difficult time. May they find strength and support as they navigate through this tragedy..