Port Arthur man acquitted for 2019 shooting at Louis Manor Apartments

Published 12:28 am Friday, August 5, 2022

A Port Arthur man was acquitted of a July 2019 shooting that took place at a local apartment complex.

Sean Flythe was found not guilty by a jury Wednesday in Judge Raquel West’ 252nd District Court, according to information from the court.

The trial began Monday, and attorney Brittanie Holmes represented Flythe.

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Attorney Phillip Smith prosecuted the case.

According to the initial police news release, Port Arthur Police Department officers were called just after 8 p.m. July 9, 2019, to Louis Manor Apartments in reference to a possible gunshot victim.

A 35-year-old woman was found with gunshot wounds to her lower extremities and taken by ambulance to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont for treatment of a non-life threatening injury.

Flythe, then 35, was taken into custody on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.