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Port Arthur police officers found a 31-year-old, black, male Port Arthur gunshot victim with multiple gunshot wounds to his lower extremities after responding to a call of a shooting in the 3100 block of Seventh Street on Oct. 22.

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Port Arthur Police found a 39-year-old male with a single gunshot wound in his abdomen on the night of Sunday, Oct. 21 after responding to a call about a shooting at 2000 block of 15th St. According toa press relase from Port Arthur Police, the 39-year-old victim was transported to southeast Texas Medical Center by ambulance, he was then life-flighted to St. Elizabeth Hospital with life threatening injuries. 

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(Left) Suspect Herbert Wayne Collins (Right) Investigation of the shooting

Herbert Wayne Collins, a 38-year-old Beaumont man, was arrested as a suspect in the murder of 29-year-old Bradison Allen Mims near the corner of North and Ewing on Tuesday, Oct. 16. 

According to BPD, on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 2:41 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Ewing in reference a victim of a shooting.  Upon arrival officers discovered Mims who had been shot several times. Collins was picked up the same day in the 2400 block of Delaware around 4:30 p.m. 

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Beaumont Police Family Violence Unit responded to a shooting at 5:07 p.m. on Oct. 13, in the 6800 block of Broadleaf. The caller said a 19-year-old Beaumont man shot his 20-year-old brother and then shot himself. Both males were transported to the hospital.

Witnesses told officers the victim and his brother were sitting in a car with another person, and the brothers were arguing with one another. The 19-year-old man shot his brother and then shot himself. 

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Lawrence McCartney

On Thursday, July 12 at 8:57 p.m., officers responded to the 4300 block of Flamingo in reference to a victim of a shooting. According to a press release from Beaumont Police, upon arriveing at the scene officers located an unresponsive male in a vehicle. The vehicle was on the front lawn of a residence. EMS responded but the victim, a Beaumont man, was deceased. Investigators learned the disturbance started at the victim’s residence. Witnesses said the victim was intoxicated, arguing with other people at the house and neighbors.

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Beaumont Police responded to a call in reference to a victim of a shooting at Ave. B and Roberts, near Roberts Park the night of Tuesday, Sept. 25.

BPD told the Examiner that the victim did not want to cooperate with the investigation.

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Police in Orange are searching for suspects who shot and killed the victims’ dog during a robbery Sept. 24, reports Capt. Charlie Stephenson of the Orange Police Department (OPD).

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Detectives in Orange are investigating a shooting that sent one man to a local hospital over the weekend, reports Orange Police Department (OPD) Lt. G.D. Keaton.

Officers from the OPD responded to the 1100 block of 11th Street at 2:50 p.m. on Sept. 16 in reference to a 9-1-1 call reporting “shots fired.” The caller advised dispatch that several shots had been heard in the area.

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Beaumont police officers are investigating multiple aggravated assaults that sent three people to the hospital on Aug. 29, reports Officer Haley Morrow. 

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Police investigating a shooting Aug. 19 discovered there had been two victims, one who had been shot and another who had been kidnapped but later escaped the alleged gunmen’s grasp, reports Sgt. Cody Guedry of the Beaumont Police Department.

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