The Beaumont Police Department says a fist fight between two men around 12:30a.m. Sunday leads to one man shooting another man. Officers responded to 1290 Pipkin in reference to a shooting victim. Officers found a 28 year old Hispanic male with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. Police determined that prior to the shooting the victim and an acquaintance had gotten into a fight. Police say the victim had struck the man in the mouth with his fist.
Police say at during the fight, the man's brother who was at the scene produced a handgun and shot the victim in the abdomen. The shooter then fled the scene and has not been located at this time.
The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital and is currently in stable condition in the I.C.U.
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