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Beaumont Police find man shot in the leg on a porch Friday morning

The shooting happened in the 2500 block of Taylor Street in Beaumont.

BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont Police officers are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital Friday morning. 

Officers responded to the call just before 9 a.m. It happened in the 2500 block of Taylor Street in Beaumont.

The victim was seen on the front steps of the house when the officers arrived. Beaumont Police officer Cody Guedry said the man was suffering from a gunshot wound to his right leg.

The man was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital. He has been treated and released for superficial wounds, according to the police report. 

Criminal Investigation Division and the Investigation unit were at the scene.

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