Sheriff’s Office says witnesses not cooperating following fatal shooting after midnight Sunday
Published 3:31 pm Sunday, April 9, 2023
CHEEK — At approximately 1 a.m. Sunday, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office’s deputies responded to 911 calls at the Leday Arena in Cheek in reference to shots fired.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered two males suffering from gunshot wounds.
They were both taken to a local hospital for treatment.
One victim, a 20-year-old male from Houston, was pronounced deceased.
The other victim, a 37-year-old Beaumont man, is in stable condition.
“Although there was a large crowd of people gathered at the Leday Rodeo Arena at a sponsored event, no one is being cooperative at this time,” a Sheriff’s Office’s release said. “Investigation into the shooting is ongoing.”
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