BEAUMONT, Texas — A 26-year-old accused of tampering with evidence and being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the shooting death of a Beaumont father was released on bond Monday.
Bernard Bell, whose bond was set for $20,000 has bonded out according to a spokesperson for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.
Bell is a convicted felon and is the brother of one of the previously arrested suspects in the shooting death of Anthony Wilson according to police.
A 15-year-old male was arrested as a suspect in the shooting, along with a 17-year-old and 18-year-old.
Jamirious Jantrel Gardner, 17, and John James Cook, 18, were arrested and charged with murder after hours of interviews, and the identity of the 15-year-old will not be released since he is a juvenile according to a release.
Gardner and Cook are each held on a $1 million bond according to jail records.