orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

December 22, 2012

Man shot, robbed Friday night

Dawn Burleigh
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Orange Police Department quickly responded to a call concerning a shooting 9:50 p.m. Friday at the 100 block of Green Avenue.

Officers were on the scene in two minutes and met with a 51 year old man who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his shoulder.

The man said he was shot and robbed by four males at the 400 block of 1st Street in Orange.

According to a press release from the Orange Police Department, the man said the individuals fled north on 1st Street.

The man was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

A search for the suspects was fruitless.

The investigation is ongoing.

Acadian Ambulance an Orange Fire Department provided medical assistance.