Beaumont Police responded to the 4200 block of Chaison at 1:45PM on Sunday December 21, in reference to a victim of a gunshot.  Officers arrived at the scene to find the 33 year old male victim had suffered a gunshot wound to the area of his right shoulder blade.  The victim was alert, but refused to give police any useful information about the shooting.  According to witnesses, the victim and the unknown suspect had been arguing when the suspect produced a handgun and fired several shots and then ran away from the scene.

The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital and was treated for non-life threatening injury.  At this time the victim is not pursuing charges.

Officer Doug Kibodeaux