Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 9:42 PM, Officers responded to 2180 McFaddin Street in reference to gun shots. The caller told dispatchers someone tried to rob him and the actor may be dead. Officers arrived and located a 35 year old Beaumont man, laying in the apartment parking lot on 6th Street between McFaddin and North. He had multiple gunshot wounds. The complainant said he was going to his car in the lot and the man confronted him with a handgun and tried to rob him. The complainant had a gun and was able to get it and fire multiple rounds at the suspect. The suspect was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital by BMT EMS with numerous gunshot wounds to the torso. Hospital staff advised the injuries were serious but not fatal.
The vehicle the suspect arrived in just before committing the robbery, a Silver Dodge truck, was discovered to be stolen from Westlake, La. The suspect and complainant’s gun’s were both seized as evidence and turned in to property. This incident is still under investigation. No charges have been filed at this time.