BPD: victim in stable condition after being shot in the chest

BPD: "On Saturday, August 18th at 11:28 p.m. Beaumont Police received a call in reference to shots fired in the 5300 of Dewberry. Officers responded and located a crime scene, but the suspect and victim had left prior to officers arrival. Officers were notified a short time later that the victim had just arrived to St. Elizabeth hospital and was suffering from gunshot wounds to the chest area.

Through the investigation it was learned that the suspect and victim were known acquaintances and that they had a prior altercation before the violence. At this time, the suspect is still at large and has yet to speak with detectives.

The victim is in stable condition at St. Elizabeth hospital. Detectives are still interviewing witnesses and the investigation is still on-going."

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