PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Port Arthur police are investigating a fatal shooting that left one man dead Friday night.
Around 9:30 p.m., officers with the Port Arthur Police Department received a call about shots fired in the 700 block of West Proctor Street and Grannis Avenue.
Officers arrived and found a man with a gunshot wound who died at the scene.
Officials have not released information about a motive for the shooting as of Saturday.
Police identified the victim as 30-year-old Terrel Delaney of Port Arthur, according to a news release. An autopsy has been requested as the investigation continues.
Full news release from Port Arthur Police Department...
On 05-07-2021 at 9:19pm PAPD dispatch received a 9-1-1 call of several shots fired heard around the location of the 700 block of West Procter.
Upon arrival, Officers located a male black subject who sustained a gunshot wound and was deceased. Justice of the Peace Burnett has requested an autopsy.
Identity of the victim will be released at a later date and time.
This incident is currently under investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division with the Port Arthur Police Department.
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