Beaumont police investigating a call reporting “shots fired” at a local residence discovered the scene of a shooting over the weekend, reports Beaumont Police Department (BPD) Sgt. Cody Guedry.

Guedry stated that officers responding to the call located the crime scene in the 5300 block of Dewberry at close to 11:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Both the suspected shooter and the victim had left prior to officers’ arrival. Officers were notified a short time later that the victim had just arrived to St. Elizabeth hospital and was suffering from gunshot wounds to the chest area.