Port Arthur Police chief shares arrest update following fatal Wednesday shooting
Published 2:01 pm Friday, July 21, 2023
Police in Port Arthur now have a strong person of interest following Wednesday’s shooting death of 29-year-old Jhamiah Dixion.
Port Arthur Police Chief Tim Duriso said on Friday afternoon that authorities expect to make an arrest.
PAPD was dispatched at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday to Port Arthur Townhomes, 3500 Turtle Creek Drive after a neighbor called to report hearing a shot fired.
The victim, who was a resident of the apartments, was found lying in the parking lot.
Detectives are looking for a motive for the shooting, adding there were no reports of a disturbance at the apartments.
Justice of the Peace Joseph Guillory II responded to the scene and ordered an autopsy.
This homicide is the fourth for the city this year.