Amherst police looking for armed man on Commerce Drive

Jun 8, 2018

Amherst Police are investigating a shots fired call on Commerce Drive. No one was hurt in the shooting.

Suspect armed with a gun on Commerce Drive
Credit Photo courtesy of Amherst Police Department

Several local law enforcement agencies are looking for a suspect. Amherst Police have released a security camera image of a man holding a gun.

Police say further investigation into the shots fired call found that the incident was not random in nature and the general public is not in danger. 

The incident caused the Sweet Home Central School District to place three schools in lockout mode. Students were released at their normal times with a police presence at each of the schools and in the surrounding neighborhoods.