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Woman accused of fatally shooting boyfriend in chest late Wednesday in Port Arthur

It happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 8400 block of Memorial Blvd.

PORT ARTHUR, Texas — A 26-year-old woman was arrested after Port Arthur police say she shot her boyfriend in the chest Wednesday night. 

Brittany Nicole Tims was taken to jail and is accused of shooting Ronald Frazier late Wednesday. The fatal shooting happened on Memorial Blvd. in front of CHRISTUS Family Medicine Port Arthur around 10 p.m. 

The two got into an argument before the shooting according to a news release from the police department. Tims was at the scene and was taken in for questioning, police said. She is now facing a murder charge. 

An autopsy was ordered according to officials. Frazier was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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