Female motorist injured, 1 arrested in Port Arthur shooting
Published 1:23 pm Wednesday, February 19, 2020
One man was arrested and a woman injured after Port Arthur Police said a vehicle was targeted during a Wednesday morning shooting.
Port Arthur Police Department officers responded to the 800 block of Charleston Avenue at approximately 10:14 a.m. to reports of shots fired.
Arriving officers found a female, who said while she was driving along Charleston Avenue a man she knew fired several shots into her vehicle.
Police said the victim sustained minor injuries during the shooting but did not initially elaborate on what that meant.
Police said the victim identified the gunman, with a suspect located a short time later and placed under arrest for aggravated assault.
The suspect is identified as 35-year-old Horace Minnard III. He was taken to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.
This incident is currently under investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division.