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Beaumont man dead from multiple gunshot wounds

Beaumont police have identified a man found dead  in a parking lot in the city's south end as 30-year-old Daryl Dwayne Fontenot. 

Police say he had multiple gunshot wounds. 

Police say Fontenot was reported laying in the middle of the 900 block of Woodrow Avenue at about 6:15 Sunday morning.

A tenant from a nearby apartment complex says he walked out to find Fontenot laying in the parking lot of the complex. 

"I thought he was passed out but when I tried to help him up he was still alive. I called for help. He was snoring. It sounded like he was waking up. Waking up and going back to sleep," Justin Glasper, a tenant of the complex said. 

Fontenot was transported to Christus Hospital Saint Elizabeth where he was pronounced dead.

Detective are interviewing witnesses, but are asking the public's help. Anyone with any information are being asked to contact Beaumont police or Crime stoppers at 833-TIPS


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