The victim has been identified as Marcus Mitchell, age 37 from Beaumont.
On Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 9:59 p.m. Beaumont Police Officers responded to a victim of a shooting call at Cypress Bend Apartments located at 1450 N. Major.
Officers arrived to find a victim on a stairwell in the apartment complex. The victim was non responsive and had multiple gunshot wounds to the upper chest area. Beaumont EMS was on scene and it was determined that the victim was deceased.
A justice of the peace was notified and has ordered an autopsy. The victim’s name will be released as soon as proper notifications have been made. The investigation is still on-going.
Detectives are seeking help in locating a vehicle that was seen leaving the complex immediately after the shooting. Witnesses described a white 4 dr. Nissan Versa with Florida license plates, If you have any information please contact the Beaumont Police Department at 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).