Man arrested in Chambers Co. for Port Arthur shooting

Authorities in Chambers County have arrested a man who Port Arthur police say shot his girlfriend in the head after the two got into an argument Tuesday morning.

Ervis Chapman Jr. was arrested this morning by Chambers County deputies while he was driving the victim's car.

Around 3:30 a.m. officers were called to the Valley View Estates Apartments located on Twin City Highway.

Officers said they arrived to find a woman who had two gunshot wounds to the head.

A news release issued by police says the shooting victim was taken to Christus Hospital Saint Elizabeth in Beaumont where she is listed in stable condition.

Police say the gun used was a .22 caliber handgun.


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