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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
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.