BEAUMONT (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Police in Texas say it was an argument that ended with a 22-year-old man shooting and killing his four roommates.
Beaumont police say Lively James Stratton of Beaumont was being held Monday on four counts of murder.READ MORE: Robust Mosquito Season Predicted For North Texas
Officers in the Southeast Texas city say Sunday’s attack involved an ongoing disturbance. There were no immediate details on the dispute at the residence with individual rented rooms, plus a shared living area and bathroom.
An officer on patrol heard gunfire. Police found 23-year-old Alvin Lee Bellard and 23-year-old Shannon Sutton dead at the scene.READ MORE: Juneteenth Being Celebrated At Various Events Throughout North Texas Saturday
Police say 39-year-old Bobby Wyatt and 33-year-old Elijah Rideau died at a hospital. Riley says one victim identified Stratton before dying.
Online records Monday didn’t immediately list an attorney representing Stratton, who was arrested nearby. He is being held on $4 million bond.MORE NEWS: Water Main Break Impacting Traffic In Downtown Fort Worth
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