orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

May 11, 2013

Arrest made in connection with shooting death of BC man

Tommy Mann Jr.
The Orange Leader

BEAUMONT — Police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of an individual from Bridge City.

Officers with the Beaumont Police Department arrested 23-year-old Derek Stewart Robinson at approximately 10 p.m., Wednesday, at a Shell convenience store located at the corner of Tram Road and Eastex Freeway in Beaumont following the execution of a warrant on the charge of murder.

The murder warrant is for the death of Nicholas Rosen of Bridge City, who police say was shot in the head during a drug deal in the 1000 block of Gage Street in Beaumont.

According to information provided by the Beaumont Police Department, Rosen was the passenger in a vehicle which traveled to a residence in the 1000 block of Gage Street on April 4, 2013, to purchase drugs. He was subsequently shot in the head. Rosen was taken to Christus St. Elizabeth following the incident and later died on April 18, 2013.

Robinson’s bond has been set at $1 million.