Death – 1 shot, killed at a gas station in Beaumont

Death – Obituary

BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont Police are investigating the scene of a shooting that claimed the life of one person Tuesday night.

Officers responded to a report about a victim of a shooting at 9:20 p.m. in the 2000 block of South Major Drive and Washington Boulevard. It happened in front of the Citgo gas station.

The victim’s identity has not been released by police.

It’s unclear if others were injured during the incident.

The investigation is still ongoing as detectives are still on the scene. 

This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.

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What Is An Obituary

In national newspapers an obituary (obit for short) is a news article that reports the recent death of a prominent person. Although it tends to focus on positive aspects of the subject’s life this is not always the case. According to Nigel Farndale, the Obituaries Editor of The Times: “Obits should be life affirming rather than gloomy, but they should also be opinionated, leaving the reader with a strong sense of whether the subject lived a good life or bad; whether they were right or wrong in the handling of their public affairs.”

In local newspapers, an obituary may be published for any local resident upon death. A necrology is a register or list of records of the deaths of people related to a particular organization, group or field, which may only contain the sparsest details, or small obituaries. Historical necrologies can be important sources of information.