BEAUMONT, Texas — A Beaumont teenager accused of gunning down a man in the South Park neighborhood in 2016 will be on trial this week. 

The trial of Jacques Germaine McDaniel, 19, is scheduled this week in the 252nd District Courtroom before Judge Raquel West. 

McDaniel was 17-years-old on June 2, 2016 when Beaumont Police said he shot and killed Christopher Maurice Gibson in the 4600 block of Maddox Street.

When police arrived on scene, they said theyh found Gibson's body inside a parked vehicle in a ditch. 

McDaniel was indicted on the murder charge on July 13, 2016.

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