JCSO: Gender reveal party shakes Mid-County area with loud "boom"
UPDATE FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY S.O. CAPT. CRYSTAL HOLMES around 8:30 p.m. 02/17/18: - JCSO Deputies located a residence on West Port Arthur Road where the explosions were coming from.
It all started with a gender reveal party as the soon-to-be dad shot a Tannerite target to reveal either pink or blue. Then they shot up what was left. They were advised to shut it down.
Original post on KFDM's Facebook page around 8:00 p.m. 02/17/18:
KFDM and Fox 4 has received calls about a loud noise, and homes shaking from people living near the Jack Brooks airport, and as far as Groves, Port Neches, and Nederland. KFDM is checking reports someone is shooting tannerite on West Port Arthur Road. The Sheriff's Office and other area law enforcement agencies and first responders are investigating. Stay with us for details.