By Michael Addison - email
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Police say a man is dead after an argument in his mother's home.
Wednesday night around 5:20 p.m., Lake Charles police responded to a call at 2114 Rose Street in relation to a stabbing.
Police tell 7 News the victim, 31-year-old Jimmy Neal Lestrapes of Lake Charles, was visiting his mother when witnesses say he started arguing with his brother, 18-year-old Shannon Wright.
At some point during the argument, officers say Wright allegedly armed himself with a knife and stabbed his brother at least once.
Lestrapes was pronounced dead at a local hospital at 7:25 Wednesday night.
Wright was arrested and has been charged with Second Degree Murder.
No word on if any bond has been set.