Area teenager injured in Silsbee shooting

Published 10:00 am Monday, July 17, 2023

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SILSBEE — A 17-year-old male from Orange was shot and injured during a large gathering in Silsbee Friday night, authorities said.

The teen’s medical condition was not available on Monday morning, police told Port Arthur Newsmedia.

Silsbee police responded at approximately 11:28 p.m. Friday to the 300 block of South 14th Street in reference to shots fired, according to information from the police department.

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The initial investigation indicates there was an argument between some of the people in attendance and multiple shots were fired.

One person was shot and injured, a 17-year-old male from Orange. He was taken by Acadian Ambulance to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont for treatment.

A representative of the police department said no arrests had been made as of Monday.

The case remains under investigation.