Beaumont Police investigating fatal shooting on Pine Burr Blvd in city's north end

Beaumont Police officers are investigating a shooting in the 5200 block of Pine Burr Blvd in the north end of Beaumont.

BEAUMONT - Beaumont Police officers are investigating a fatal shooting in the 5000 block of Pine Burr Blvd in the north end of Beaumont.

The shooting occurred at approximately 1:00p.m Wednesday. Witnesses told officers that the victim was walking south on Pine Burr when a man approached the victim.

The witnesses heard multiple gun shots and saw the suspect run behind Pine Burr Baptist Church.

The 30-year-old victim of the shooting was transported to the hospital by EMS and died of his injuries, according to police.

The suspect is described by police as being a black male, approximately 20-30 years old, dark complexion, small build, faded afro, white shirt, smokey-grey blue type jean shorts or possibly blue camo type shorts and white tennis shoes.

If you have information, you can contact Beaumont Police Department at 409-832-1234 or call Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS. You can also submit an anonymous tip by downloading the app- P3 TIPS.

This is a developing story. We will update with more as soon as we receive confirmed information.

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