On Thursday, January 24, 2019 at about 1:50 p.m. Beaumont Police responded to a residence in the 8700 block of Newfield in reference to a victim of a shooting. While Officers were in route, the caller advised that they were transporting the two victims, a 24 year old pregnant female and a 1 year old male child to a local hospital by private auto. The child was life flighted to a Houston area hospital for additional treatment, but is listed in stable condition. The child’s mother, who is 8 months pregnant is also listed in stable condition at a local hospital.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the home invasion/shooting stemmed from possible narcotics activity and Detectives recovered evidence of on-going criminal activity from inside the residence. The child’s father/ mother’s boyfriend was present during the home invasion and Detectives have information that points to the two victims being caught in the crossfire between the father and the suspects. The investigation is on-going and no arrests have been made at this time.