Police were searching Monday for a man who shot a 44-year-old man in the chest Monday morning at the Magnolia Bend Apartments in Texas City, police said.

About 10:45 a.m. Monday, Texas City police were called to the apartments at 2902 Texas Avenue after a shooting at the complex.

Police found a 44-year-old man breathing and semiconscious with a gun shot wound to his chest, authorities said. He was transported to John Sealy Hospital in Galveston by ambulance where his condition is not yet known. The department was withholding the name of the victim until his family members can be contacted, officials said.

Detectives were interviewing witnesses at the apartment Monday, police said.

Marissa Barnett: 409-683-5257; marissa.barnett@galvnews.com

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