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Port Arthur man in critical but stable condition after shooting

A Port Arthur man is in critical but stable condition following an aggravated assault on Thursday.

The Port Arthur Police Department received a 911 call at approximately 11:41 a.m. from Sindhu C. Store, 4149 32nd St. and found the male victim, 26, in the area of the store with a gunshot wound.

He was taken to a local hospital, where he underwent surgery.

Police are working to determine the exact location the shooting occurred, Chief Tim Duriso said.

No further information is being released so as not to hamper the investigation, police said.

PAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division is leading the case.