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Port Arthur man recovering after accidentally shooting himself
PORT ARTHUR - Police say a man is recovering after shooting himself while celebrating on New Year's Day.
Officers were called to Christus Hospital Saint Mary around 1:30 am, after the 39-year-old Port Arthur man arrived to the emergency room with a gun shot wound on his right foot.
The man told officers that while ringing in the new year, he fired several shots from a pistol and accidentally shot himself.
According to the Port Arthur Police Department, the man was intoxicated. Police say the man has not been charged with any crime and his injuries are not life-threatening.