Three wounded in Port Arthur shooting

Three wounded in Port Arthur shooting

Police in Port Arthur are currently looking for suspects in a weekend shooting that injured three people, reports PAPD.

According to a news release from the department, officers responded to a report that several persons had been shot in an incident in the 5200 block of 5th Street in Port Arthur. When they arrived at the location, officers discovered two male subject and one female with gunshot wounds. All were transported via ambulance to area hospitals for treatment. According to police, one of the victims was seriously injured.

Witnesses reportedly told police that the two male victims were outside of the residence talking when two armed subjects approached them and began firing. According to the report, the female victim was shot after hearing the disturbance and running outside. The suspects fled the area on foot, says PAPD. Officers with the departments Criminal Investigations and Street Crimes Units are investigating.

Anyone with questions or information pertaining to the shooting should contact PAPD at (409) 983-8624 or (409) 983-2323.