BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont police are investigating a late-night New Year’s shooting that left one man dead.
It happened shortly before midnight. Officers responded to the 2300 block of Taylor Street in reference to a shooting.
Responding officers found Felton Jones, 30 of Beaumont, in the driver’s seat of a gray Chevrolet Malibu. Jones was pronounced dead by Beaumont emergency medical services.
A preliminary investigation revealed that the Chevrolet was parked outside of residence when several witnesses heard multiple gunshots. The investigation is still in its early stages.
This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.
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From a Beaumont Police Department release:
Beaumont Police Detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred shortly before midnight last night.
On Saturday, January 1st, 2022, at 11:52 PM, officers responded to the 2300 block of Taylor in reference to a victim of a shooting. Felton Jones, a 30 year old Beaumont man, was located sitting in the driver’s seat of a Gray Chevrolet Malibu. The victim was pronounced deceased by Beaumont EMS.
The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was parked outside of a residence and several gunshots were heard by witnesses. Detectives are in the early stages of the investigation and it is ongoing.
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