Beaumont Police are investigating the Wednesday morning death of a woman at a local hotel as a homicide.

Officers responded to assist Beaumont Fire and EMS with a woman who was unresponsive Wednesday at the La Quinta Inn on Walden Road at about 10:15 a.m. according to a release from the Beaumont Police Department.

Preliminary investigation revealed that woman had been shot and detectives are investigating her death as a homicide according to the release.

The woman's identity is being withheld pending notification of her next of kin.