Southeast Texas man pleads guilty in 2015 shooting death of another man

BEAUMONT - A Southeast Texas man pleaded guilty Monday in the 2015 shooting death of another man.

Arthur Ray Rogers, Jr. 30, also known as "Juicy" pleaded guilty to fatally shooting  Joshua Jerome Green, 31, on May 11, 2015, according to a release from the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office.

From the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office...

Arthur Ray Rogers, Jr. 30, pled guilty this afternoon to murdering 31 year old Joshua Jerome Green on May 11, 2015. 

Officers responded to a shooting call at Liberia Park in the 2300 block of Barbra Lynn Street in Beaumont. 

Upon arrival, officers found Joshua Green deceased from gunshot wounds.

An eyewitness to the crime stated that he witnessed defendant Rogers parked in an older Buick down the street from the park. 

He saw Rogers retrieve a gun from the trunk and walk toward the park. 

A second witness stated that he rode with Joshua Green to the park.

The witness stayed in the car while Green exited and walked to the back of the car to meet someone. 

The witness heard gunfire and drove off. 

He drove to Mr. Green’s mother’s house and brought her to the scene. 

Other witnesses who did not give their names gave officers the street name of “Juicy” as the shooter.  “Juicy” is Arthur Rogers’ street name.

This case was investigated by the Beaumont Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Mike Laird.

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