Fight leaves Port Arthur victim in critical condition

Published 12:09 am Saturday, July 6, 2019

Port Arthur police responded early Friday to a call about a man whose arm was cut during a fight. The victim was located at 1940 11th Ave. at 12:32 a.m., police said in an issued statement.

The victim was later transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont where he underwent surgery for the injury, and was listed in critical condition.

After searching, officers found the original crime scene and found the suspect behind a business at 4040 Gulfway Drive.

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He was taken into custody and interviewed by The Criminal Investigative Division.

The case remained under investigation Friday morning.