The Port Arthur News
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has the man who died after exchanging gunfire with law enforcement on Tuesday as Morris Ray Bonnette, 64, of Vidor.
At about 5:15 p.m. Feb. 25, sheriff’s deputies along with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Office, attempted to serve a felony warrant on a suspect at a home in the 800 block of FM 1131 in Vidor.
When contact was made with the suspect, he was armed with a firearm. Gunfire was exchanged during the attempt to arrest the suspect, according to a press release from the OCSO.
The suspect was mortally wounded. No officers were injured as a result of the gunfire.
The Texas Rangers is conducting the investigation.