On Friday, April 15, 2016 at 7:17 pm, officers responded to the 2100 block of Cable in reference to a victim of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene, there was a man in the back yard with a gunshot wound to the back. EMS advised officers he was deceased.

The victim was identified as 27 year old Beaumont resident, Jason Barnett.

Detectives are still in the early stages of the investigation and are hopeful that witnesses and family members will cooperate.

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If you have any information about this crime contact Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS.