Port Arthur Police say woman seriously wounded following Monday morning shooting

Published 2:50 pm Monday, May 23, 2022

A woman who was shot at a local apartment complex is seriously injured, authorities said.

Port Arthur Police believe the victim was a bystander in a dispute when she was shot at Louis Manor Apartments on Monday morning. Port Arthur Police initially told Port Arthur Newsmedia the woman passed away, only to clarify less than a hour later she was still alive.

Port Arthur Police Sgt. Ahmaal Bodden said the woman was brought to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth for treatment.

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Police were called to Louis Manor Apartments, 1300 Joe Louis Avenue, at approximately 11:30 a.m.

No arrests have been made as of 2:45 p.m. Monday.

A male at the scene also sustained a gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital with non-life threating injuries, Det. Mike Hebert said.

As of 4 p.m. Monday, Police said they had not determined if the shooting was intentional or accidental.