Man found shot to death in Beaumont

Published 1:27 pm Thursday, June 2, 2016

BEAUMONT — Police in Beaumont are investigating the shooting death of a man who was found in a vehicle parked in a ditch.

Patrol officers were sent to the 4600 block of Maddox Street in Beaumont’s South Park neighborhood around 1 a.m. Thursday after a call of a suspicious vehicle. On the way to the scene they were notified that the caller had heard multiple gunshots, according to a press release from the Beaumont Police Department.

The victim was found inside the vehicle and appeared to have been shot several times.

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The victim’s identity had not been released as of 1 p.m. Thursday due to the investigation being in the early stages.

Anyone with information about this crime are asked to call CrimeStoppers at 409-833-TIPS.