No arrests have been made as of Monday afternoon in Sunday’s capturing dying of Normand Keenan Jalah, although the alleged shooter stayed on scene and spoke with police.
Sherrell Keys, 26, of Port Arthur, was named a suspect by the Port Arthur Police Division.
Det. Mike Hebert mentioned Jalah, 30, of Port Arthur and Keys have been acquaintances .
Although she was on scene, Keys was not arrested as police mentioned the investigation right now reveals no altercation came about.
“It seems this was unintentional,” Hebert mentioned whereas stressing the case is beneath investigation.
Police have been referred to as at roughly 3:23 a.m. Sunday to the 100 block of Sixth Avenue, the place they discovered the sufferer useless from a single gunshot wound.
The alleged shooter remained on scene and was cooperative with the investigation. She was taken to the police station the place she reportedly gave an announcement.
After talking with detectives, Keys was launched pending additional investigation.
Hebert mentioned Jalah was standing outdoors of a car and a shot was fired from contained in the car. The lady is the one particular person of curiosity within the shootings.
“She has been very cooperative with us,” he mentioned. “Investigators are nonetheless interviewing witnesses who’re being cooperative for probably the most half.”
Police hope to convey the case to the Jefferson County District Lawyer’s Workplace by the top of the week.
This marks the sixth murder within the metropolis of Port Arthur not counting the Might 20 deaths of three folks in an alleged drunk driving case.