On Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 5:22 p.m. Beaumont Police received a call in reference to a victim of a shooting in the 3900 block of Eastex. Upon officers arrival, officers located a victim with a gunshot wound to the chest area. Beaumont EMS was on scene attending to the victim. The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth hospital where he later died as a result of the shooting.

The victim was identified as w/m Larry Wayne Atwood, age 58 from Vidor.

Through the investigation, officers were able to identify the suspect as w/f, Elizabeth Ann Taylor, age 70 from Lumberton. Taylor was later located in Lumberton where she was detained by deputies from Hardin County. Taylor was later transported to the Beaumont Police Station where she was interviewed. After being interviewed, Taylor was transported to the Jefferson County Jail and booked in for Murder. The investigation is still on-going.