Police find “man down” in Port Arthur roadway following Tuesday shooting

Published 12:09 am Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Port Arthur Police are investigating an aggravated assault that led to a man down in a roadway in the area of 8th Street and Stillwell Boulevard at approximately 10:06 p.m. Tuesday.

Police were called to 1400 8th St., where a black male sustained a gunshot wound to the torso, according to Port Arthur Police Sgt. Timothy Dinger.

The victim was taken to a local hospital by EMS for treatment of his injuries, but his condition was not immediately known.

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About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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