Shooting in Beaumont injures one

Shooting in Beaumont injures one

Police are investigating a shooting in the 1300 block of Church Street that resulted in injuries to a local resident, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

According to a news release from Officer Haley Morrow, officers responded to a residence on Church Street at 11:15 a.m. in reference to a disturbance. When they arrived, the officers learned that shots had been fired during the disturbance and one person had been struck.

The victim was transported to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition, report police.

Several witnesses to the crime were transported to the police station to give statements following the incident. The preliminary investigation reportedly revealed that the parties involved know each other, and the shooting does not appear to be a random act of violence.

The investigation is still ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time.

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