Monday, April 8, 2019 around 10:30 pm, officers responded to the 2800 block of Gulf Street in reference to several gunshots.   Officers arrived on scene and located Reginald Royce Coleman, a 17 year old Beaumont resident.  Coleman was on the ground near the Sterling Pruitt pool building. EMS advised Coleman was deceased and had several  gunshot wounds.

Coleman was still in possession of his money and drugs. He didn’t appear to have been robbed.  Detectives tried to interview numerous people in the area. Witnesses were laughing  and refused to cooperate.

Coleman was a person of interest in several recent aggravated robberies in the area.

If you have any information about this homicide, please contact Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS or download the P3 TIPS app and use your smartphone to submit your tip.  ALL tips are anonymous and you could be eligible for a cash reward.