At 7:44 PM on Saturday, August 15, 2015, officers from the Beaumont Police Department were dispatched to 805 Ave. C in reference to a victim of a shooting.
Officers arriving at the scene found one victim, and several other non-injured subjects in the area. It was found that there had been an on-going disturbance for most of the afternoon at this location between the victim and subjects at 805 Avenue C. According to all witnesses at the scene, the victim finally went to his vehicle and returned with a handgun. When the victim started firing at the residence, One of the subjects at the residence returned fire and struck the victim more than once with a shotgun.
The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital and is in critical condition at the time of this report. At this time there have been no arrests as it appears to be self defense. The investigation, however, will continue.