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Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue in our forecast for Tuesday with little change in temperatures. Meanwhile, a new tropical depression has formed in the Gulf. This depression should become a tropical depression Tuesday with landfall near Tampico, Mexico early Wednesday.
Shooting reported on Sweetgum Lane
BEAUMONT - A man claims he was robbed early this morning at 3 a.m. and said someone took his backpack. He did not call police at the time of the alleged robbery. He went to the 2500 block of Sweetgum Lane in Beaumont to find his backpack.
While he was there, there was reportedly an argument and the man says he received a gunshot that slightly grazed his back. Police say he would not cooperate and refused to show them the wound. Police say the the man is homeless and has a criminal background.
No shooter was identified. The man was arrested and went to jail for various outstanding warrants.