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March 4, 2014

SWAT responds to elderly man with gun

PORT ARTHUR — An elderly man with a possible mental condition and armed with a firearm was brought to a local hospital for evaluation after Port Arthur SWAT responded to the scene Monday night.

Port Arthur Police responded to the call at about 10:21 p.m. March 3 at a home in the 3700 block of Woodland. Officers spoke with family members and learned the man with the weapon was elderly and suffering from a medical condition, according to a press release from PAPD.

Officers attempted for some time to get the man to come out of the residence before SWAT responded to the scene.

There were no injuries during the incident.

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