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Port Arthur Police identify victim, continue to investigate fatal early Sunday morning shooting

Port Arthur Police are continuing to investigate the shooting death of the 41-year-old man.

PORT ARTHUR — UPDATE: A suspect, Herbert Clark, has been arrested in the fatal shooting of Scharonn Cole.

RELATED: Suspect arrested in fatal December shooting of 41-year-old in Port Arthur


Port Arthur Police have released the identity of a 41-year-old man who was fatally shot early Sunday morning.

Scharonn LaRoyce Cole, 41, was found by Port Arthur officers early Sunday with multiple gunshot wounds according to a news release from the Port Arthur Police Department.

Officers responded to the shooting in the 400 block of Procter Street about 2:30 a.m. Dec. 2. They found Cole in the 400 block of Fort Worth Avenue with multiple gunshot wounds, Port Arthur Police said in a news release.

Cole was transported to The Southeast Texas Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

Port Arthur Police Department detectives are currently in charge of the investigation.

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This is a developing story. We will update with more as soon as we receive confirmed information.