Port Arthur stabbing victim in stable condition

Published 12:32 am Thursday, January 6, 2022

A Port Arthur man is in stable condition following an afternoon stabbing Tuesday at a local apartment complex.

Police have identified the alleged attacker but no arrests were made as of Wednesday morning, Port Arthur Police Chief Tim Duriso said.

Officers responded at 5:11 p.m. Tuesday at Prince Hall Apartments in the 1000 block of West 13th Street for the stabbing. They found a 29-year-old victim had been stabbed in the torso. Duriso said the stabbing happened in the apartment complex near Building 5.

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The victim was brought to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries. The suspect, however, fled the scene before police arrived.

Whether or not the victim knew the assailant is under investigation by PAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division.