BEAUMONT — A Beaumont woman has been arrested after allegedly shooting a man at her north Beaumont apartment early Friday morning.
Olivia Goodman, 37, faces charges of aggravated assault, child endangerment, possession of a controlled substance and being a felon in possession of a firearm after allegedly shooting a 39-year-old man according to Beaumont Police.
The shooting victim was transported to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital where he underwent surgery and was last reported to be in stable condition
Police say they found drugs and a gun inside the apartment.
Goodman’s brother tells 12News that his sister was coming home after a night out and that when she arrived at her apartment at the North Pointe Apartments in the 3700 block of Magnolia Street the man tried to force his way into her home.
Goodman then shot the man and left the scene but later called her brother to tell him what had happened and asked him to go to her apartment and lock the door according to her brother.
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A witness told 12News that he heard a couple arguing outside followed by a "loud pop."
The man, who was shot in the upper-right torso, called 911 at about 3:30 a.m. to report that he had been shot according to police.
Goodman’s 11-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son were asleep in the apartment when she left according to her brother.
When police arrived the they believed she was inside the apartment because they noticed someone peeking out the windows and because witnesses said Goodman was in the apartment according to police.
The SWAT team responded after officers attempted unsuccessfully to make contact with someone inside the apartment several times.
During the ensuing standoff that spanned nearly six hours police could be heard calling over a loudspeaker for Goodman to come out of the apartment.
Police were worried about the welfare of the children and were able to get them safely out of the home around 7 a.m.
Once the children, who are now in the custody of child protective services, exited the apartment officers with the SWAT team entered the apartment and began to search for Goodman.
At about the same time Goodman showed up at the Beaumont Police Department in downtown Beaumont to report a robbery and was then taken into custody according to police.
Several of Goodman’s neighbors were evacuated from their homes during the standoff and were able to go back home once the scene was clear.
Goodman is in the Jefferson County Correctional Center where her bond has not yet been set according to a jailer.
Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story included information about what may have led to Friday’s shooting. A police spokesperson later contacted 12News to tell us the “possible cause” was not included in the police complaint. We have removed that information from this story.