Beaumont, CA - On Friday, October 28, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of gunshots heard in the 1100 block of Palm Avenue. The caller reported hearing the gunshots and then a male screaming. Officers responded to the area, but were unable to locate any victims. While officers were out at the scene, staff from San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital notified law enforcement that a male victim had come into the emergency room suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim, a 16-year-old juvenile, was in critical condition and transported to an area trauma center for further treatment. There were no other reports of injuries. The Beaumont Police Department Detective Bureau responded to investigate the shooting. This case is still under investigation. If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Sergeant Macias at 951-769-8500. Information can also be reported anonymously at firstname.lastname@example.org.