Fatal Shooting of Beaumont Store Clerk During Armed Robbery Leads to Arrest and Manhunt for Suspect Caught on Surveillance Video

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Police in Beaumont, Texas have apprehended one suspect and are actively seeking another in connection with the fatal shooting of a store clerk on Friday night. The victim has been identified as Sheikh Abir-Hossain, a 34-year-old resident of Beaumont. According to authorities, the shooting occurred during a robbery in the city’s north end.

A news release revealed that the suspect in custody has been identified as Keandre Robinson, a 19-year-old from Beaumont. The police have stated that Robinson shot Abir-Hossain before stealing cigarettes from the store, with no other items or cash being taken. Robinson was arrested on a murder warrant just a few houses away from the scene of the crime.

The authorities are still in search of a second suspect, who was also caught on surveillance video. This suspect was armed with a handgun and was wearing black jeans and a black hoodie with the word “NERD” printed on it. The incident occurred at the Kris Food Mart in Beaumont.

Beaumont police officers have been working tirelessly on this case, and their preliminary investigation has revealed that Abir-Hossain was killed during an aggravated robbery. Several Crime Stoppers tips have been credited with helping the investigation and leading to the arrest of Robinson. The bond for Robinson has been set at $800,000 by Jefferson County Precinct One Justice of the Peace Naomi Doyle.

This remains a developing story, and further updates will be provided as more information becomes available. For those with any information regarding the incident, anonymous tips can be reported to Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas, potentially earning a cash reward of up to $1000. The public’s cooperation and assistance in providing any relevant information are highly encouraged.