Man shot outside convenience store on Washington

M&M Express on Washington | Photo: Eleanor Skelton

Beaumont police are investigating a shooting that took place outside the M&M Express on Sunday, Dec. 17.

Officers responded to the store, located at 1397 Washington Boulevard, at 5:42 p.m.

A 57-year-old Beaumont man told police that he was standing outside the store and speaking with an employee when they heard several gunshots and looked to see where they were coming from. The victim realized that he was struck in the abdomen area. The victim and witnesses did not know where the shots came from. Detectives are interviewing any witnesses that were in the area.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Beaumont Police Department at (409) 880-3865 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS if you wish to leave an anonymous tip. You can submit tips with your cell phone by downloading the P3 TIPS app.

- Beaumont Police Department