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Victim, 39, shot late Sunday in Port Arthur

Staff report

Port Arthur police said Monday they were investigating a late night Sunday shooting on 15th Street, a residential area near Gulfway Drive and Galveston Avenue.

In an issued statement, police said the lone victim, a 39-year-old man, was shot once to the abdomen. The shooting occurred at 2048 15th St. at 10:19 p.m., police said.

The victim was taken to Southeast Texas Medical Center, then transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont with life-threatening injuries.

Port Arthur Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating.