On Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:54pm, officers responded to the 4100 block of Sparks in reference to a disturbance with shots fired. A red vehicle was observed fleeing the area. At 12:58pm, a shooting victim was brought by private vehicle to the EMS station in the 3200 block of Avenue  A. EMS treated the 20 year old Beaumont man for one gunshot wound to his upper body and transported him to St Elizabeth Hospital. The victim died from his injury.  Criminal Investigation Unit, Identification Unit, the Traffic Unit and Special Assignment Unit responded to assist with the investigation. Numerous witnesses were transported to the station to give statements.  Preliminary investigation has revealed the parties involved know each other and have been involved in an ongoing disturbance.  We will not release the name of the homicide victim until family has had time to make notifications.

 

Officer Carol Riley 409-284-2563