VIDEO — Juvenile shot “ambush style” in Port Arthur, police ask for help

Published 11:00 am Tuesday, January 2, 2024

PORT ARTHUR — Police in Port Arthur are asking for the public’s help with an investigation into last week’s shooting of a juvenile.

At 1:41 a.m. Friday, Port Arthur Police Department officers responded to the 3800 block of Russell Drive in Groves, regarding a shooting victim, according to a post on social media.

Police determined the shooting took at Sabina Townhomes in the 4100 block of 39th Street.

Police said video revealed two assailants armed with handguns ambushed a vehicle occupied by several juveniles. The assailants fired at the vehicle several times, seriously injuring one juvenile occupant.

The gunmen were seen fleeing the scene on foot in a northeasterly direction.

PAPD is asking everyone in the area to check security camera footage during the timeframe of 1:15 to 1:35 a.m. Friday for anything suspicious.

People with information about this crime can call Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas at 409-833-TIPS or by downloading the P3 Tips app on a smart phone. Tips are anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.