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Gariyon Coleman, a 19-year-old Beaumont resident died from gunshot wounds Thursday, July 19. 

According to a press release by Beaumont Police Department, at 10:09 p.m. Beaumont Police responded to 2950 S. 8th St (Sunlight Manor), in reference to shots fired. When Officers arrived on scene, they located a gun shot victim and attempted to render aid, however, the victim was pronounced deceased a short time later by Beaumont EMS. The victim was identified as Coleman. Detectives are seeking information from possible witnesses to this homicide. 

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A victim of gunshots was treated the night of Wednesday, July 18.

According to a press release by Beaumont Police Department, at 10:15 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 2100 block of Broadway, in reference to shots fired. When Officers arrived, they located a victim in the roadway, suffering from gun shot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Detectives believe that there were multiple people involved in the shooting and possible witnesses, however information has not been forthcoming. 

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Walgreens at 3990 E. Lucas was robbed July 19 in what seems to be a long string of crimes by at least 12 suspects. 

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Cache of stolen weapons

Tuesday evening, July 17, the Beaumont Police Department detained five suspects in the 7100 block of Eastex who are believed to be involved in numerous burglaries throughout the City of Beaumont and Jefferson County. 

“The suspects were in possession of a cache of stolen weapons and other property,” an information release from BPD states. “This is the early stages of the investigation as detectives are interviewing the suspects and following up with more information.”

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Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) deputies arrested two Vidor men on multiple warrants after reportedly finding methamphetamine during a traffic stop on July 16.

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