BPD Detectives have obtained surveillance video from the 2300 block of Hayes that shows two hooded subjects approach the victim’s home on foot at 11:12 p.m. on August 25, 2021 and open fire. The deceased has been identified as 37 year old Beaumont resident, Matthew Dragulski. The other victim remains hospitalized with serious injuries. Detectives are still asking anyone in the area of the 2300 block of Hayes to check their surveillance videos for anything that could assist in the investigation. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477). You can also download the P3 Tips app on your smartphone and submit crime stoppers tips anonymously.
The surveillance video has been posted to the Beaumont Police Facebook Page in an attempt to have the public assist in identifying the suspects.
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Beaumont Police Investigating Homicide/Aggravated Robbery- 2300 block of Hayes
On Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 11:16 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 2300 block of Hayes in reference to a victim of a shooting. When Officers arrived they located two victims in front of a residence suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim was pronounced deceased at the scene and the other was transported to a local hospital in serious condition.
Preliminary investigation leads detectives to believe that the two victims were in front of the residence working on vehicles when they were robbed and shot. Detectives are asking anyone who lives on Hayes and the surrounding area to check their surveillance cameras between the hours of 11:00 p.m and Midnight for any suspicious activity.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477). You can also download the P3 Tips app on your smartphone and submit crime stoppers tips anonymously.