Fatal shooting in Beaumont

Josh Green

Police are investigating a shooting that left a Beaumont man dead, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

According to a news release from BPD, officers were dispatched to the 3700 block of Waco Street at Barbara Lynn (formerly Ollie) Street at 8:50 p.m. Monday night, May 11, in reference to a shooting victim. When police arrived, they discovered 31-year-old Josh Green of Beaumont dead from apparent gunshot wounds. Witnesses reportedly told police Green had been at Liberia Park and then walked into the street to talk to an unknown party or group. Several shots were fired, the witnesses said, and at least two of the shots struck Green, according to police reports. Green perished in the street where he fell before medical help could arrive. The unknown actor or actors left the scene and before first responders arrived are still at large.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the incident should call Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS (8477).