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Trial for man accused of shooting victim in both legs at Louis Manor Apartments set to begin soon

Sean Girratana Flythe is charged with aggravated assault after a 2019 shooting left a man injured.
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PORT ARTHUR, Texas — The trial for a man accused of shooting a victim in both their legs at the Louis Manor Apartments in Port Arthur is set to begin soon. 

Sean Girratana Flythe is charged with aggravated assault after a 2019 shooting left a man injured. Investigators believe Flythe was involved in a disturbance at the apartment complex that ended when police arrived, according to a probable cause affidavit. 

Witnesses told investigators that Flythe returned later and used a gun wrapped in a black plastic bag to fire multiple shots at the victim. The victim was shot in both legs. 

The trial will be held before the 252nd District Court with Judge Raquel West presiding.

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

From the original Port Arthur Police Department news release: 

On July 9, 2019 at 8:02 p.m., Officers with the Port Arthur Police Department were dispatched to the Louis Manor Apartment Complex, 1300 Joe Louis Avenue, in reference to a possible gunshot victim. 

Upon arrival, they discovered a 35 year old female black Port Arthur Resident with a single gunshot wound to her lower extremities. 

The victim was transported by Ambulance to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital for treatment for her non-life threatening injury. Officers were able to develop a suspect, and after an extensive search of the area, the 32 year old male black Port Arthur resident was located, and taken into custody. 

The suspect was transported to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility, where he was charged with Aggravated Assault w/a Deadly Weapon. This case is currently still under investigation by the Port Arthur Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division

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