UPDATE — 2 teenagers shot, 1 arrested in Port Arthur Thursday afternoon

Published 12:02 am Thursday, February 10, 2022

Two teenagers were shot and another arrested Thursday afternoon in Port Arthur, according to authorities.

Port Arthur Police personnel on scene of a shooting Feb. 10, 2022. (Mary Meaux/The News)

Port Arthur Police Det. Sadie Guedry said the shooting took place shortly after 4 p.m. in the 1700 block of Jefferson Drive.

The victims suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, according to police.

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Police later arrested Jose Cortez, 17, on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Port Arthur Police Chief Tim Duriso said the shooting is under investigation.

Two people were shot Thursday in Port Arthur. (Mary Meaux/The News)