PAPD investigating deadly shooting at a lounge

The Port Arthur Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened at the Speak Easy Lounge located at 711 Proctor Street.

Officers were called to the lounge around 2 a.m. Sunday.  Wheny they arrived they found a man with a gunshot wound outside the business.  He was taken to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont where he died from his injuries.

The victim is identified by police as Marcus Antonio Elmore, 33, of Port Arthur.

Multiple witnesses told police that Elmore was shot after pointing a handgun at a patron outside the establishment and the patron lawfully defended himself.


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