One shot during robbery attempt on Beaumont's west side

One shot during robbery attempt on Beaumont's west side

Monday, July 17, at about 12:19 a.m., Beaumont police responded to the 200 block of Rosine Street in reference to a victim of a shooting, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

Preliminary investigation reveals that two individuals were in front of a residence when they were approached by a man who displayed a handgun and attempted to rob the victims.

During the robbery, the suspect shot one of the victims, who was able to return fire. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries; it is unknown if the suspect was injured.

The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call Beaumont Police at (409) 832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS ( 8477).

- Beaumont Police Department

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