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(AMARILLO, Texas) — Authorities in Amarillo, Texas, are investigating reports of an armed subject inside a Walmart along I-27.

The subject may have hostages, according to the Amarillo Police Department. Police are asking people to avoid the area so officers can focus on the scene. At least one gunshot was fired, according to an eyewitness.

There are no known injuries at this time, the APD told ABC affiliate KVII-TV in Amarillo. SWAT teams are en route to the scene, KVII reported.

The Walmart has been shut down as the investigation continues.

More information was not immediately available.

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