On Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 12:50 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the parking lot of the China Star Buffet, located at 4260 Dowlen Road in reference to a victim of a shooting.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that a restaurant patron was outside by his vehicle on the phone, when a black male pulled up to him in the parking lot. It is believed that the suspect robbed the victim, shot him, then removed personal belongings from him. The suspect was described as a black male in his mid-late 40s and was driving the white Chevy Suburban with paper tags pictured below. The suspect fled from the scene, toward Parkdale Mall.
The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Detectives are canvassing the area. If anyone has information about this crime, call Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234.
Detectives are also asking businesses in the area of Dowlen Road near China Star Buffet and Parkdale Mall to check surveillance cameras from 12:00-1:30 today for this vehicle. If footage is found, call BPD.