On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 about 8:00 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the Dairy Queen parking lot located at 4114 E. Lucas in reference to a disturbance. When officers arrived, they located a victim laying on the ground in need of immediate medical attention and they detained the suspect, who was still in the area. Preliminary investigation revealed that a verbal disturbance between the victim and the suspect had turned physical. Beaumont EMS responded and transported the victim to St. Elizabeth Hospital where he was listed in critical condition. The victim was then transported to a Houston area hospital. The suspect was identified as Charles Franklin, a 57 year old Beaumont Man. Franklin was transported to the police station to speak with Detectives before being transported to the Jefferson County Jail, and charged with Aggravated Assault.