PA man shot, police seek suspect

Published 4:21 pm Wednesday, May 3, 2017

A 53-year-old Port Arthur man was shot at least once and ran to a nearby store for help Tuesday night.

His condition is unknown at this time.

Police got the call of a shooting victim at about 10:05 p.m. at BJ’s Store, 1201 Seventh St. The victim has been shot near the intersection of Eighth Street and Charleston Avenue and had run to the store for help, according to a press release from the city of Port Arthur. He was transported by EMS to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

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A possible suspect was identified but has not been apprehended.