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At approximately 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Beaumont police officers responded to a disturbance in the vicinity of the Regent Apartments near Gulf Avenue. 

According to Officer Joe Ornelas, while officers attempted to handle the disturbance they were called out for, shots rang out nearby, prompting the officers to take cover. One officer was hit with what he believed to be a pellet, and was not injured.

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Police say a man was shot when he refused to give up his wallet Sunday, May 12. 

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One woman was injured when she accidentally dropped a camera case in which the gun was stored to the ground while unloading groceries at her home on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

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