Original Press Release
Beaumont Police Investigating a Homicide-300 block of E. Simmons
On September 21, 2022 at 10:37 pm, Officers responded to the 300 block of E. Simmons in reference to a victim of a shooting. Upon arrival, the victim, a 46 year old Beaumont man, advised that a black male known as “Randle”, (later identified as Randle Cormier a 20 year old Beaumont man), was at his residence. Cormier pulled out a gun and attempted to rob the victim. Another suspect entered the house after Cormier to assist with the robbery. The 46 year old resident pulled out his gun and exchanged gunfire with Cormier. Cormier left and was brought to the hospital by private automobile. Cormier died shortly after arrival. The 46 year old resident, was shot numerous times, was transported to the hospital by EMS, and is in stable condition. Detectives are still interviewing witnesses and investigating the incident.