On Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 11:35 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to a residence in the 400 block of Giles in reference to a victim of a shooting. When Officers arrived they located a victim inside the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. Preliminary investigation has revealed that a disturbance occurred between two people at the residence. The victim attempted to resolve the disturbance, however it continued to escalate and gunfire was exchanged between the two parties, in which the victim was struck. Both subjects involved in the disturbance fled prior to Officer’s arrival. The victim was transported to a local hospital listed in critical condition. It is believed that the disturbance was a result of illegal narcotics activity. The investigation is on-going.