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Bond set at $1M each for 2 Beaumont men in connection with fatal December 21 shooting

Dexter Anderson, 25, of Beaumont, died December 21, 2021, after he was shot.

BEAUMONT, Texas — Two Beaumont men are in custody after Beaumont police obtained murder warrants in connection with the late December shooting death of a man in the city’s west end.

Anthony Johnson, 18, surrendered to Beaumont Police, and Joseph Seymoure, 19, surrendered to police in Galveston.

Johnson is being held in the Jefferson County Correctional Facility and Seymoure is in the Galveston County Jail as of Tuesday morning. Bond for each has been set at $1 million according to jail records.

The fatal shooting happened on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, shortly after 9 p.m. 

Dexter Anderson, 25, of Beaumont, died after he was shot inside a car. Another person inside the vehicle was taken to a hospital for treatment, according to a Beaumont Police Department news release. 

Police say the shooting happened in the 2100 block of Willowglen Drive.

The victims then drove to a Citgo gas station nearby after the shooting happened, according to police.

Anderson was pronounced dead inside the car. The other victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries, according to the release. 

Detectives are asking anyone who lives in the following areas to check their surveillance cameras between the hours of 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 21:

  • Wooten Road (South of Washington Blvd to Oak Pointe)
  • Oak Pointe
  • 2100 block of Willowglen Drive
  • Oak Dale

(EDITOR'S NOTE: A previous version of this story said the shooting took place on Dec. 28. 12News was provided with incorrect information that has since been corrected. 12News regrets the error.)

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