***UPDATE 3-11-13***Today, the 47th District Attorney’s Office accepted charges of felon in possession of a firearm under cause 66774-Z and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon under cause 66773-Z. At the time of this release, Brandon Stallings remains in the Potter County Detention Center charged with these felonies and a parole revocation warrant.
***UPDATE 3-6-2013***The victim in this incident is Vionna Taiann Taupule HF 28 of Amarillo. Since the last release, her condition has improved and her injuries are not life threatening. This case is still under investigation and no formal charges have been filed.
***ADDITIONS/CORRECTIONS ON THIS RELEASE 030313 6:30 PM ***Victim’s age was not correct in initial report, has been corrected. Evading arrest charge was not on initial release. Wording “pistol” changed to revolver/handgun. Investigation indicates suspect was described as victim’s ex-boyfriend. Sgt. Barbee/Crime Prevention
On March 3rd, at approximately 05:47 AM, officers were dispatched to a disorderly conduct complaint in the 200 block of S Florida. The victim a 28 year old female reported a man was standing in front of her car and refusing to leave. Upon arrival officers observed Brandon Allen Stallings, BM, 29 standing in the alley next to the victim’s car. As the officers approached Stallings pointed a revolver at the Victim’s car and fired multiple times into the windshield. The victim was struck several times. Stallings dropped the handgun and fled on foot. He was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit by officers. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. Stallings was booked into the Potter County Jail on charges of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and evading arrest.