On this morning shortly before 1 a.m. the Beaumont Police Department received a 911 call regarding a subject who had been reported to be shot and was lying in the street in the area of 5th Street and Beaumont Avenue.
Officers discovered a male victim lying in the street suffering from at least one gunshot wound. After officers rendered initial aid, the victim was transported by ambulance to an area hospital and is currently listed in grave condition.
During the initial investigation by officers, witnesses who were at the scene reported hearing gun shots and observed a vehicle leaving the area at a high rate of speed.
This investigation is ongoing.
If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Sergeant Galletta at (951) 769-8500. Information may also be provided anonymously at email@example.com .