Violence at Club Empire

Violence at Club Empire

Police in Beaumontare investigating a shooting that left two people injured at a local club over the weekend, reports the Beaumont Police Department (BPD).

According to Officer Haley Morrow, police responded to Club Empire at 2550 I-10 East shortly after 3 a.m.March 11 in reference to shots fired. When officers arrived, they located numerous shell casings in the parking lot. While securing the scene, two victims arrived at a local hospital suffering from gunshot wounds. Preliminary investigation revealed that a disturbance occurred between several people at the club, during which weapons were produced and shots were fired.

The victims left the scene via private auto prior to officers’ arrival and have been “uncooperative with the investigation,” according to police. The victims’ injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Anyone with information about the shooting of any other felony is asked to call Beaumontpolice at (409) 832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS (8477).