Suspect arrested in Port Arthur killing at Avery Trace Apartments

Walter Jones

A 20-year-old man is in custody for murder in last week's killing of another man at the Avery Trace Apartments in Port Arthur.

Police arrested Walter Steven Jones in the shooting death of 25-year-old Joseph Boudreaux.

Boudreaux was shot multiple times March 16 at Avery Trace some time around 12:30 p.m.

Boudreaux later died from his injuries. Investigators identified and located several witnesses present during the killing.

Jones was identified by witnesses as the shooter, police say.

An arrest warrant was issued and police say Jones was taken into custody without incident. His bond has been set at $1 million.

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