BPD Investigating a Homicide – 4300 Flamingo

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BPD Investigating a Homicide – 4300 Flamingo

Thursday,  July 12, 2018 at 8:57 p.m.,  Officers responded to 4300 block of Flamingo in reference to a victim of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located an unresponsive male in a vehicle. The vehicle was on the front lawn of a residence.   EMS responded but the victim, a Beaumont man, was deceased.  Investigators learned the disturbance started at the victim’s residence. Witnesses said the victim was intoxicated, arguing with other people at the house and neighbors. The victim struck a pole with his vehicle and continued to drive recklessly, argue and threaten people in the area.  The victim threatened and struck a neighbor with his vehicle. The neighbor,  a 31 year old Beaumont man, told officers he feared for his life and shot the victim.  He is cooperating with detectives and the the investigation is ongoing.  The case will be turned over to the  district attorney’s office to submit to the grand jury. 

 

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Officer Carol Riley is a 25 year veteran of the Beaumont Police Department. She hired on in 1992 and is currently assigned to Beaumont Police Community Relations Unit. She is the law enforcement coordinator for Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers and Public Information Officer for City of Beaumont Emergency Management.