Man shot after vehicular assault

Man shot after vehicular assault

A Beaumont man was found deceased after being shot the night of Thursday, July 12. 

According to Beaumont Police Department, at 8:57 p.m. officers responded to the 4300 block of Flamingo in reference to a victim of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located an unresponsive male in a vehicle. The vehicle was on the front lawn of a residence.  EMS responded but the victim, a Beaumont man, was deceased. Investigators learned the disturbance started at the victim’s residence. Witnesses said the victim was intoxicated, arguing with other people at the house and neighbors. The victim struck a pole with his vehicle and continued to drive recklessly, argue and threaten people in the area. The victim threatened and struck a neighbor with his vehicle. The neighbor, a 31-year-old Beaumont man, told officers he feared for his life and shot the victim. He is cooperating with detectives and the investigation is ongoing. 

The case will be turned over to the district attorney’s office to submit to the grand jury. 

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