Beaumont man arrested in apartment shooting

Keshawn Thomas | Photo: Beaumont Police Department

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, at about 9:35 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to an apartment complex located at 2575 Primrose Street in reference to a disturbance, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

Beaumont Police said when first officer arrived on scene, he was told that someone had just been shot, and the suspect was behind the building.

The officer located the suspect, who then ran from the area. The suspect continued running away from the officer, then threw the handgun on top of a business located at 3310 Concord Drive. The suspect was taken into custody.

Several witnesses were transported to the police station to speak with detectives.

The suspect, identified as Keshawn Thomas, 28, of Beaumont, was transported to the Beaumont Police station to speak with detectives before being transported to the Jefferson County Jail.

Thomas has been charged with aggravated assault. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.

- Beaumont Police Department