Crime

Port Arthur women shot, left at hospital by suspect

A Port Arthur women was left at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in the early-morning hours Saturday after being shot multiple times by a suspect who police said fled the scene.

Officers responded to the hospital at approximately 3:40 am in reference to a woman with multiple gunshot wounds. According to PAPD, the woman had been driving with her ex-boyfriend, when an argument ensued.

A news release from the Port Arthur Police Department said the suspect then drove to a secluded area near the area of the 2500 block of 25th St, where he began assaulting her and shot her several times. Later, he drove her to the hospital, dropped her off and left the scene, PAPD said.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Port Arthur Police at 409-983-8600 or Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas at 409-833-8477.

Written by Matt Faye

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