UPDATE: Orangefield teacher, Staci Lisenby, dies
On Monday, Orangefield ISD school teacher Staci Lisenby died tragically
at Christus St. Elizabeth hospital in Beaumont. Mrs. Lisenby was killed
by a gun shot
wound to the head Sunday.
Investigators have spent the day speaking to
neighbors and searching for evidence. The case is under investigation.
Mrs. Lisenby and her 14 year old son were the only occupants in the
residence at the time of the incident. Mrs. Lizenby is a 6th grade math
teacher at Orangefield Junior High.
At the time of this
release, they have not made an arrest in this case and we are asking
that anyone with information please contact the Orange County Sheriff’s
Office at 670-4125.
On Sunday Feb. 20, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call concerning a shooting at 2478 Oilla Road in Orangefield. Upon arrival Deputies found the female resident had been shot in the head. The victim, who has been identified as Staci Lisenby was transported to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont via Air Ambulance. Upon arrival she was treated and transferred to the Neo ICU Unit.
Investigators spoke with the 14 year old son and received information from him. The Beaumont Police Department K-9 Unit also responded to the scene with their bloodhounds.
Sunday evening the Orangefield community and school district suffered a tragedy resulting in a senseless shooting of Staci Lisenby. Mrs. Lisenby is a sixth grade math teacher at Orangefield Junior High.
Lisenby was a 1983 graduate of Orangefield High School and has been employed with OISD since the 2005-2006 school year. She was named 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year at OJH and is considered a natural educator and finds the positive in every student.
Neighboring districts are sending counselors to OJH to assist with the healing process.
Superintendent Philip Welch said “I would like to thank the news media to let us work with our employees and students through these trying times.”
The media has been asked not to send camera crews or call the schools at this time.
She is currently in critical
condition in the Neo ICU Unit at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.
officers currently patrolling the surrounding area, and the public does not
need to be alarmed.
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