BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A shooting on Saturday night in Beaumont, Texas resulted in one person killed and two others injured, according to officials.
The incident occurred around 11:33 p.m. in the 6500 block of Bigner Road, near the West Beulah Baptist Church. Law enforcement officers responded to the scene, navigating through a crowd of approximately 1,000 people attending a “trail ride.”
Emergency medical personnel were unable to reach the victims by vehicle, requiring officials to carry them through the crowd. Tragically, one victim was pronounced dead, another was in critical condition, and the third sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Authorities have urged anyone with information about the shooting to contact the Beaumont police at 409-832-1234 or submit a tip to Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).
The motive behind the shooting and the identity of the victims have not been disclosed as the investigation continues.
The shooting has shocked the local community, and law enforcement officials are working diligently to gather information and bring those responsible to justice. Beaumont residents are urged to come forward with any information that may assist in the ongoing investigation.