Police investigate Beaumont shooting

Police investigate Beaumont shooting

Police in Beaumont are investigating an aggravated assault after a man with a gunshot wound was reportedly found inside his vehicle in a ditch Dec. 27, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

According to BPD Officer Haley Morrow, officers responded to the 4600 block of Detroit Street in reference to the shooting victim at about 12:46 a.m. Upon their arrival, they found a grey 2016 Hyundai Veloster in a ditch and were flagged down by the occupants of the vehicle.  The victim, who had been inside the vehicle as well, suffered a gunshot wound to the left arm. He was transported to a local hospital where he was taken into surgery.

Detectives are still investigating and encourage anyone with information to call Beaumont Police at (409) 832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS (8477).

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