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Man shot Friday in Port Arthur released from hospital, declines to press charges

A man was treated and released from a local hospital after a shooting Friday afternoon in Port Arthur, authorities said.

The shooting took place at approximately 1 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of Gulfway Drive.

By 4:20 p.m. Friday, the shooting victim had been released following treatment.

Port Arthur Police Det. Sadie Guedry confirmed a shooting occurred and that the victim did not want to file charges.