Man suffers non-life threatening gunshot to face in accidental shooting, police believe

Published 12:16 am Thursday, June 2, 2022

A Monday shooting at Avery Trace Apartment Complex has been deemed accidental, authorities said.

Port Arthur police were called to the 4200 block of FM 365 at approximately 1 a.m. Monday for a shooting.

The male victim sustained a gunshot wound to he face. He was brought to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont for treatment.

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PAPD Det. Mike Hebert said authorities are investigating the shooting as accidental, though the case is still fluid.

The victim received a non-life threatening wound, police said.

PAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division is handling the case.