Death of Lake Charles man ruled homicide

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The coroner of Calcasieu Parish has confirmed that the death of a Lake Charles man has been ruled a homicide.

On Tuesday night, 32-year old Nicholas Fuselier was found dead near the intersection of North Prater and Cessford Street.

Dr. Terry Welke says his autopsy confirmed that Fuselier died from a gunshot wound.

Several witnesses in the area say that they heard gunshots in the neighborhood around the time the body was discovered.

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