Bond set at $750,000 for triple shooting suspect

Published 12:35 am Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Robert Isaiah Paredes is being held on a $750,000 bond in a shooting that left three people with injuries outside a local apartment complex.

Lakeview Palms is located at 5200 Gulfway Drive in Port Arthur.

Paredes, 22, was arrested Monday afternoon on a charge of aggravated assault.

The shooting took place at approximately 10:23 p.m. Friday at Lakeview Palms, 5200 Gulfway Drive.

Port Arthur Police said they believe the suspect went to the apartment complex in an attempt to locate a female, who is an acquaintance, and began shooting.

Police said the gunman recklessly shot several people who were in the parking lot.

The acquaintance female, as well as a second female and a male received what are believed to be non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

The shooting occurred in a common area/parking lot of the apartments.

Police received multiple 9-1-1 calls in reference to the shooting.

Det. Mike Hebert said there would be no additional arrests.

PAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division is leading the investigation.