Beaumont police seek suspect in shooting death

Published 4:39 pm Monday, January 29, 2018

Staff report

Beaumont police were seeking a lone suspect in the Monday morning shooting death of a local woman.

Police were called to the1100 block of Church Street around 11:30 Monday. There, they found paramedics attending to a woman who had been shot several times and had sustained wounds to her upper chest.

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The victim, whose name was not released, was transported to St. Elizabeth hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Beaumont police said the suspect was described as a black male with a short afro in his 30s or 40s. He was seen running south from the house after the shooting, wearing a blue plaid shirt.

Investigators were asking the public for any additional information about the case. Contact Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS(8477).