Police investigate Beaumont homicide

Jason Barnett

Police in Beaumont are investigating the homicide of a Beaumont man found dead of a gunshot wound April 15, reports the Beaumont Police Department. 

According to Officer Carol Riley, officers responded to a call reporting a shooting victim at a residence in the 2100 block of Cable Street on Friday, April 15, at 7:17 p.m. When they arrived on scene, they found a man in the back yard with a gunshot wound to the back. EMS advised officers he was deceased, said Riley.

The victim was identified as 27-year-old Beaumont resident Jason Barnett. Detectives are still in the early stages of the investigation and are hopeful that witnesses and family members will cooperate, Riley said, but no arrests have yet been made.