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Early morning showers returned for certain areas around Hardin and Jefferson counties this morning, with plenty of rain falling from High Island to the Bolivar Peninsula. Enough moisture moving in from areas west of us to push our rain coverage up to 50%. Most of the models agree on the rains to be done by this evening. Our Saturday sees partly ...
Names released in fatal Orange County shooting
ORANGE COUNTY- Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff's Office released the names of two men involved in a fatal shooting.
Deputies said they got called to a house in the 400 block of Florence St. near Vidor Saturday morning where they found 60-year old Ronald Barnes' body.
Investigators said Barnes and 47-year Steven Coutee, the homeowner, had gotten into an argument that resulted in both men pulling out firearms. Deputies said Coutee shot Barnes and then called 911. When first responders arrived to the home, they said they found Barnes' body with gunshot wounds.
Deputies said Coutee is cooperating with investigators and that no arrests have been made. They're investigating the circumstances leading up to Barnes' death. A judge has ordered an autopsy.