On 2-15-17 at 3:04pm, Port Arthur Police Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a shooting victim at 914 W.14th Street (Prince Hall Apartments). Upon arriving on scene officers were informed that two subjects had been shot.
Investigation revealed that both subjects were transported to a local hospital prior to Officers arrival. Their injuries are non-life threatening. Witnesses at the scene stated that an altercation between two groups of individuals led to the shooting. A person of interest, later identified as Decarlos Valsin was taken into custody at his residence for outstanding felony warrants.
He was subsequently transported to Jefferson County Correctional Facility. Investigation ongoing.