BEAUMONT, Texas — A shots fired call and a trail of blood from a running car leading into a home led police to a mortally wounded Beaumont man Saturday night. 

Cedric Carter, 38, of Beaumont, was found suffering from a gunshot wound inside a home in the 5100 block of Oriole Drive and died later at a Beaumont hospital, Beaumont Police said in a post on the department's Facebook page.

Officers were called to the neighborhood after a 911 caller reported shots were fired about 11:28 p.m. Saturday, July 20, police said. Carter's car was still was still parked in the street running. 

Cedric Dwayne Carter photo 7-21-2019
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The investigation is ongoing since the circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear, police said. 

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