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Beaumont Police Detectives and Jefferson County District Attorney Investigators are investigating the incidents that occurred in the 4000 block of Dowlen in the early hours of this morning.

The suspect has been identified as Chaz Logan York, age 23 of Vidor.

The investigation has revealed that the suspect was involved in multiple disturbances and had assaulted several male and female victims. An off-duty Beaumont Police Officer, who was not involved in the disturbances, intervened.
The suspect attempted to assault the officer with a bat and the officer discharged his firearm. The suspect was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The investigation is on-going. The Officer has been placed on admin leave with paid as this is standard procedure.

The Beaumont Police Department and the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office are asking for any additional witnesses to please contact 409-880-3830 or 409-835-8550.