Today at 3:33 p.m. Beaumont Police responded to 3025 Washington (Car Wash) in reference to a victim of a shooting. When officers arrived they located several witnesses on scene and were advised that the victim had drove away while the suspect left on foot. The victim was located in the 3100 block of Terrell Street inside his vehicle. The victim was suffering from several gunshot wounds and was transported to St. Elizabeth hospital alert and conscious.

The preliminary investigation reveals that an altercation occurred between two known individuals and that it escalated to shots fired by the suspect. Detectives are currently gathering more information and are currently interviewing witnesses as the investigation continues.