PAnews.com, Port Arthur, Texas

July 2, 2013

Pool hall fight leaves one in critical condition


The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR — A fight at a local pool hall has left a person in critical condition.

Officers from Port Arthur Police Department responded to Crazy 8’s pool hall at about 11:05 p.m. Monday where they learned a fight had occurred, according to a press release from PAPD. Neither of the persons involved in the altercation wished to file charges although a female was arrested for public intoxication.

One of the persons was transported to Christus Hospital-St. Mary for a head injury suffered during the altercation. At approximately 1:56 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, officers were called to the hospital by staff where they learned the victim was in critical condition due to the head injury. The person was transported via helicopter to Hermann Hospital in Houston for treatment.

The incident remains under investigation.