, Port Arthur, Texas

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December 30, 2013

Shot fired through door injures PA man

PORT ARTHUR — A Port Arthur man received a gunshot wound from a gun that was fired through an apartment door early Monday morning.

Port Arthur Police officers responded to the call of a shooting at about 1 a.m. Dec. 30 at Port Arthur Park Apartments, 1348 Jefferson Drive. They found that a man had been shot in the lower part of his body. Fire and EMS responded and began treating the victim and he was eventually transported to Christus Hospital-St. Elizabeth in Beaumont for further treatment. The wound was serious but not believed to be life threatening, according to a press release from PAPD.

Officers learned the victim was shot through the door of the apartment.

Officers were able to gain some information in reference to a possible suspect however no arrests have been made at this time.


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