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Fist fight ends with gunfire
BEAUMONT- PRESS RELEASE - At 12:26 AM, on October 6, 2013, Officers from the Beaumont Police Department responded to 1290 Pipkin in reference to a victim of a shooting.
Responding officers found a 28 year old Hispanic male with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. They found that earlier the victim and an acquaintance had gotten into an altercation and the victim had struck the man in the mouth with his fist. At some point in the ongoing fight, the man's brother who was at the scene produced a handgun and shot the victim in the abdomen. The shooter then fled the scene and has not been located at this time.
The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital and is currently in stable condition in the I.C.U.