UPDATE: PAPD investigate shooting death
Published 11:42 am Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Port Arthur Police are investigating a shooting death of a man who was found deceased behind a business Tuesday morning.
PAPD Maj. Raymond Clark said they received the call about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. It is believed the victim had been deceased for several hours.
A separate area in the 4000 block of Gulfway Drive is blocked of by police as they collect evidence possibly connected to the murder.
Clark said the victim appears to be a white male in his 40s. He has not been identified at this time.
Police also learned of a gunshot wound victim who went to a local hospital for treatment around midnight. The man has been transferred to a Houston hospital for treatment and the two shootings are likely related, Clark added.
Check back as more info becomes available.