Beaumont robbery victim shot, returns fire; injuries not life-threatening
A robbery victim was shot Monday morning before returning fire at the assailant, the Beaumont Police Department announced in a news release.
The victim did not sustain life-threatening injuries and it was not immediately clear whether the robber was injured, the news release states.
This happened at about 12:19 a.m. in the 200 block of Rosine Street. Beaumont PD received a call in reference to a shooting victim.
A preliminary investigation revealed two people were in front of a residence when they were approached by a gunman who attempted a robbery.
The investigation is ongoing.
Police encourage anyone with information about this crime to call Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS ( 8477).