On Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 8:39 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the intersection of Steelton and Fillmore in reference to a victim of a shooting. When Officers arrived, they located a victim in a nearby parking lot, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Beaumont EMS responded and transported the victim to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim was identified as Willie Edwards, a 34 year old Beaumont resident.

Preliminary Investigation revealed that a disturbance occurred between several people prior to the shooting. BPD Detectives responded to the scene and worked through the night, developing suspect information and obtaining two arrest warrants. On Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 7:08 a.m., BPD Patrol Officers located the suspect vehicle in the 2200 block of Ave E. Further investigation led to  Officers locating and arresting the two murder suspects. The suspects are identified as Isaiah Charles Brewer, a 22 year old Beaumont resident (pictured below with facial hair and wearing navy) and Algerreau Marquel McQeen, a 17 year old Beaumont resident (pictured below wearing white). The suspects as well as several witnesses were transported to BPD to speak with Detectives. Brewer and McQueen were then transported to the Jefferson County Jail and charged with Murder.