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Police investigate homicide

On Thursday, October 7, 2021, at about 11:03 p.m., Officers were dispatched to 610 Burton Ave, Orange, Texas in reference to a black male suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

The male subject was later identified as John Wolford Flanagan, 33, and was transported by Acadian Ambulance to Christus St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Beaumont, Texas, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Orange Police Department 409-883-1026 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).