- Tuesday April 10th, 2012 :: 11:09 a.m. CDT
Amarillo man arrested after firing weapon from vehicle.
On Saturday April 7th at about 9:10pm, officers were sent to the area of Amarillo Blvd and Mirror on a subject firing shots off in the air. According to several witnesses, the driver of a black 2003 Hummer had pointed a pistol out through the sunroof and began firing approximately 8 rounds into the air. One witness believed they knew who the driver was and possibly where they could be located. Officers began checking in the area and located the vehicle at 11th and S Grand. After securing the male driver and a female passenger the vehicle was searched and a spent casing and a 40 caliber semi auto pistol was located in the center console. The driver, Cesar Ivan Cruz-Medina H/M 24 DOB 8-15-87, was arrested for Discharge Firearm in the City Limits, a Class A Misdemeanor. The female passenger, Leslie Arely Burgos H/F 21 DOB 6-1-90 was arrested on a charge of Public Intoxication.
Amarillo Police Department
200 Southeast 3rd Avenue
Amarillo, TX 79101