Authorities identify Orange man shot, killed Thursday night

Published 12:01 am Friday, July 8, 2022

An Orange man was shot and killed late Thursday night, authorities said.

UPDATE: Suspect information released.

Orange Police Department officers were alerted to a gunshot victim, and responded to the 400 block of Cypress Avenue at 10:40 p.m.

When officers arrived, Det. Sgt. Nick Medina said they discovered a male with a gunshot wound inside a residence.

Acadian Ambulance also arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The victim was identified as Javien Bilbo, a 22-year-old Orange resident.

The investigation is on-going, Medina said.

If anyone has information about the shooting, call the Orange Police Department Detective Division at 409-883-1026 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).

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