Beaumont police have released the name of a robbery suspect that was shot and killed by aBeaumont police officer this morning. Police were called to the Merit Inn on I-10 where a suspect was attacking and robbing the clerk, When police arrived, the suspect 37-year old Crederick Jospeh of Opelousas Louisiana, attacked the officer. During the altercation, the officer discharged his weapon killing Joseph. The officer was transported to the hospital for treatment. The investigation is ongoing.