Beaumont Police are investigating a stabbing that happened early Wednesday evening near a store in the 2300 block of Fourth Street.

The victim was stabbed close to his neck, according to witnesses.

The male victim was conscious when he was transported to a Beaumont hospital although the extent of his injuries are not known at this time.

Beaumont Police officers on the scene at the J & J Grocery did not have much information and were awaiting the arrival of detectives.