Man in serious condition from gunshot wound to head

Published 11:29 pm Friday, October 14, 2016

UPDATE— On Friday, October 14, 2016, at 11:21 pm, Cooper was pronounced deceased while at St Elisabeth Hospital. No arrest have been made at this time. The investigation is on-going by the Orange Police Department Detective Division.


PRESS RELEASE — On Friday, October 14, 2016, at 8:16 pm, officers with the City of Orange Police Department were dispatched to 2609 8th Street, in reference to a disturbance involving a victim of a gun shot wound. Upon officer’s arrival, the officers located a white male inside the residence with an apparent gun shot wound to the head. The white male was identified as 46 years-of-age Marvin Cordell Cooper Jr of Orange, Texas. Cooper was transported to the local emergency room by Acadian Ambulance for medical treatment. Cooper was later transported to the Trauma Center at St Elisabeth Hospital by Acadian Ambulance. Cooper was in serious medical condition at the time of transport.