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Suspect arrested in Tuesday night fatal stabbing in Port Arthur, bond set at $1M

The man was taken by ambulance to a Southeast Texas hospital with life-threatening injuries but later died.

PORT ARTHUR, Texas — A man Port Arthur Police have been searching for in connection with a Tuesday night murder has been arrested.

Anthony McCullar Jr., 45, was taken into custody Friday afternoon in Groves by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office warrants division on a murder warrant. 

His bond had been previously set at $1million.

Police say he fatally stabbed a man late Tuesday night near downtown Port Arthur. 

Port Arthur officers were sent to the 1400 block of 8th Street at about 10:50 p.m. and when they arrived they found a man suffering from a single stab wound to his upper body according to a news release from the Port Arthur Police Department.

Police say the stabbing happened a few blocks away in the 1200 block of 7th Street.

The man was taken by ambulance to a Southeast Texas hospital with life-threatening injuries but was pronounced dead after he got to the hospital the release said.

This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.

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Read the Port Arthur Police news release...

On 06/07/2022 at approximately 10:50 pm, the Port Arthur Police Department responded to the 1400 block of 8th street in reference to a stabbing victim. Officers located a male black with a single stab wound to his upper body. The victim was  transported  by ambulance to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. Upon arrival to the hospital the victim had succumbed to his injury.

Officers were able to locate a crime scene in the 1200 block of 7th street. Witnesses on scene is cooperating with the investigation and detectives do have leads on a suspect. At this time the suspect is still at large.

This incident is currently under investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division with the Port Arthur Police Department.

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