Beaumont Police Detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred shortly before midnight last night.
On Saturday, January 1st, 2022, at 11:52 PM, officers responded to the 2300 block of Taylor in reference to a victim of a shooting. Felton Jones, a 30 year old Beaumont man, was located sitting in the driver’s seat of a Gray Chevrolet Cruze. The victim was pronounced deceased by Beaumont EMS.
The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was parked outside of a residence and several gunshots were heard by witnesses. Detectives are in the early stages of the investigation and it is ongoing.

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