Beaumont police search for person who shot man in the head
Beaumont Police have questioned two men in connection with
the shooting of a Bridge City man. One has been arrested on unrelated
warrants and police say they have identified a person of interest.
started when officers say they stopped a sedan on Interstate 10 just
after 2 p.m. Thursday. Inside the car were four people, one with a
gunshot wound to the head. An officer escorted the vehicle to Christus
Hospital Saint Elizabeth where the 22-year-old Bridge City man was
listed in critical condition as of 10 p.m. Thursday.
Police learned a shooting happened on the 10000 block of Gage Street just south of Tram Road.
surrounded the area and swept it with K-9 units. While the Jefferson
County Sheriff's Office searched from the sky with a chopper.
Eventually officers detained the two men on Gage Street where the shooting happened.
It was the second day in a row officers had to create a perimeter and search for a suspect in Beaumont.
causes us concern, I'm sure there's fear in the community. What we ask
is for as a police department is prayers and their active support as
well," Sgt. Rob Flores with the Beaumont Police Department said.
Officers say all four people that were in the victim's car were family members.
weren't able to tell us to what extent they were all related. Anyone
with information is asked to call crime stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS
More updates, if any, will be released Friday after 10 a.m.
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