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Shooting – Suspect Identity Sought

PRESS RELEASE — On November 20, 2016 at 10:34 a.m. Officers with the Lake Charles Police Department were dispatched to 606 North Shattuck Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers located a male victim on the ground in front of that location. The victim had been shot several times by an unknown suspect.

The suspect was described as a black male of average build wearing dark colored clothing. The suspect fled the scene on foot east on Gieffers Street.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Lake Charles Police Department at 337-491-1311.