Today at 11:28 a.m. Beaumont Police officers responded to the 1100 block of Church Street in reference to a victim of a shooting. When officers arrived, Fire Personnel was attending to a female victim who was suffering from gun shot wounds to her upper chest area. The victim was later transported to St. Elizabeth hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and pronounced deceased. The victims name is being withheld until proper notifications are made to next of kin.

The investigation has revealed that the victim was shot multiple times and shortly after the suspect was seen running south from the residence. The suspect is described as a black male, in his 30’s or 40’s, wearing a blue plaid shirt, short afro style haircut. Investigators are asking the public for any information reference this case to contact Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS(8477). The investigation continues and is still on-going.