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Beaumont Police arrest three in connection with daylight shooting death Saturday near mall

Xavier Parrish, Martin Pettway and Nyah Mayfield have all been arrested in connection with the shooting. Mayfield has since been released.

BEAUMONT, Texas — Three suspects have been arrested in the daylight shooting death of a 20-year-old Beaumont man on Saturday afternoon near the mall.

Nyah Mayfield, 20, of Port Arthur, Xavier Parrish, of Groves and Martin Pettway, of Port Arthur were all arrested Monday in connection with the shooting death of Jesse Rodriguez on Saturday. 

Pettway and Parrish are both being held on murder charges in the Jefferson County Correctional Facility where each of their bonds has been set at $1 million.

Mayfield, who is also facing a murder charge has been released on a $5,000 bond.

Police arrested Mayfield and Parrish in the late afternoon and Pettway earlier in the day Monday in connection with the homicide. 

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The shooting happened at Dowlen and Eastex near Parkdale Mall after a minor interaction at CiCis Pizza. 

Beaumont Police Department spokesperson Haley Morrow said those arrested are expected to be charged with murder. 

Mayfield is a Port Arthur woman and Xavier Parrish is from Groves. 

Credit: Beaumont Police Department
Nyah Mayfield, 20, of Port Arthur, (left to right) Xaiver Michael Parrish, 20, of Groves, left and Martin Vincent Pettway, 21, of Port Arthur, Parrish and Pettway are each being held on a $1 million bond and Mayfield was released on a $5,000 bond in the shooting death of a Beaumont man

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