Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 4:01 p.m. Officers  responded to 5010 Haden (Excellent Carwash) in reference to a victim of a shooting.

Upon arrival Officers located a deceased male that was identified as Herbert Bendy III, a 47 year old Beaumont man.

Witnesses reported Bryant Keith Thomas, a 36 year old Beaumont man, and Bendy were involved in an ongoing disturbance.  The disturbance escalated at the car wash and Thomas shot Bendy. 

Thomas was taken in to custody and brought to the station to speak with Detectives.

After interviewing witnesses, Thomas was transported to Jefferson County Correctional Facility and booked in for Murder.