Man shot outside Beaumont apartment building arrested for prior burglary warrant

Beaumont police officers are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday at the Pine Club Apartments located at 5015 Pine Street.

Officers were called to the apartments shortly after 9 a.m. The man who was shot told police he was waiting outside for a friend to arrive when a man came out of one of the apartments and shot him in the leg.  

The victim was taken to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth with what are described as non life threatening injuries.

The man accused in the shooting along with several witnesses, were taken to the police station and questioned.  The information gathered by police during the questioning has not been released.

The police spokesperson said officers found out that the shooting victim was already wanted on a burglary warrant.  He said once the victim is released from the hospital he will be placed under arrest on the burglary warrant.

No other information has been released by officials.


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