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Man found dead after shooting reported in Port Arthur

An autopsy has been requested as the investigation continues.

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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