One man murdered in domestic dispute Monday night

Published 1:40 pm Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Monday night at about 10:40 p.m., Port Arthur police officers responded to a shooting at a home in the 2000 block of Woodrow Drive.

According to a press release from the police department, officers found Peter Tran, 28, shot by a 45-year-old relative. Tran was treated by EMS and Port Arthur fire personnel at the scene, but he died.

Justice of the Peace Tom Gillam ordered an autopsy.

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Officers believe there was a domestic disturbance prior to the shooting.

One man was arrested and booked into the county jail for murder. No name was released.