Port Arthur Police investigating Wednesday night shooting that injured a teenager

Published 12:01 am Thursday, June 24, 2021

A teenager was shot Wednesday night in Port Arthur, authorities said.

Port Arthur Police Sgt. Jonathan Green said investigators were alerted to the violence at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday when a 16-year-old male with a gunshot injury was reported at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas.

The gunshot victim is listed in stable condition.

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Police did not initially list details of what led to the shooting, where it took place or possible suspect details.

PAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division is leading the investigation.