4 Wounded in Beaumont Gunfire, Suspect Sought 10/27/13
October 27, 2013
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Police say four people have been shot by a gunman who fled after being confronted by a Southeast Texas homeowner whose place was burglarized.
Beaumont police say all four people wounded early Sunday have injuries not believed to be life-threatening and were taken to a hospital. The search continues for the gunman.
Police say a man returned home shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday and discovered the residence was ransacked. He was on the phone with police when he noticed a suspicious man on the next block and confronted the suspect. The suspect opened fire into a nearby crowd along a road, then ran.
Two gunshot victims were on the road, another was in a ditch and the fourth victim in a nearby residence.
Further details on the victims weren't released.