A standoff ended after a man who barricaded himself in an Amarillo motel room was found dead.
At 2 p.m., police responded to the Relax Inn at 6030 I-40W to serve a felony warrant to 45-year-old Timothy R. Murray but he refused to come out and barricaded himself inside the room.
The Amarillo Police Department’s Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) responded, along with negotiators.
Murray was initially communicating with the police but eventually stopped.
At one point, police shot pepper balls into the room before hearing several shots.
sent in a robot, which was able to get a window open for a drone.
Murray was found dead in the bathroom from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.
The APD Criminal Investigations Division is handling this incident.