Port Arthur man shot Monday night, life-flighted to Houston

Published 4:26 am Tuesday, November 19, 2019

A Port Arthur man was life-flighted to Houston following a Monday night shooting, police said.

Port Arthur Police Department officers were dispatched to the Southeast Texas Medical Center at 9:18 p.m. Monday in reference to a shooting victim.

Sgt. Shannon Meaux said investigation determined the 21-year-old male Port Arthur resident was shot in his upper torso while at the Horizon Apartment Complex, 1401 Poole Ave.

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The victim was taken to the hospital by private vehicle and later life-flighted to Hermann Memorial Hospital Houston, where he was last listed in fair condition.

The shooting is under investigation by the Port Arthur Police Department Criminal Investigations Division.