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

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.

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.