Detectives believe 18-year-old killed by unintentionally self-inflicted gunshot

Published 12:08 pm Wednesday, November 10, 2021

BEAMONT — On Tuesday at 4:55 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 1300 block of Edwin in reference to a shooting victim.

The man was located inside the residence suffering from a single gunshot wound.

He was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

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Preliminary investigation has led detectives to believe the gunshot was unintentionally self-inflicted, and foul play is not believed to be a factor.

The investigation is on-going.

The victim was identified as Dwyndell Perrault Jr., an 18-year-old Beaumont resident.