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Beaumont police seek gunman in afternoon shooting

BEAUMONT - Beaumont police are investigating a Thursday afternoon shooting that happened in the 2600 block of Sweetgum Lane.  This is just north of Interstate 10 not far from 11th Street.

The shooting happened around noon.

A police spokesperson told 12News the victim was only grazed by the bullet.

The shooter is not in custody.

The victim  told police he was robbed earlier in the day and went to the Sweetgum location to retrieve what was taken from him.  He said he got into a fight with someone on Sweetgum and was shot.  He would not tell police who shot him and is not cooperating with officers.

No one else was injured in the incident.
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