"PORT ARTHUR, TXThe identities and motive for Sunday’s murder/suicide on a Jefferson County beach have been released.
"Investigators believe Eric Barragan of Bridge City, TX shot Lauren Brack, 31, and Regino Maybit, 34, before shooting himself. Both victims are from Groves, TX.
"`It appears that Lauren Brack and Eric Barragan had a previous relationship that had terminated and she was currently in a relationship with Mr. Maybit,` deputy Rod Carrol told Nsaid.
"It played out on McFaddin Beach in front of numerous witnesses. It is unclear if there are any other suspects.
"`At the current time this is an ongoing investigation and that’s one of the things we are trying to clarify,` Carroll said.
"Carroll says a lot of witnesses took off when the bullets started flying. He’s encouraging them to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to be interviewed.
"`We know a lot of people left the beach for obvious reasons; I mean there was chaos down there directly after the shooting. We are asking that anyone that did see it to contact the Sheriff’s office.`"