Lake Charles police investigating standoff situation

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Lake Charles Police are investigating a standoff that happened on Friday afternoon in the 2600 block of General Patton.

Police say that they received a phone call about a woman who was standing in a front yard with a gun. When officers arrived on the scene, the woman was nowhere to be found.

After a swat team made entry into the home, police say they found an injured male, but couldn't confirm what type of injuries the man suffered.

Authorities believe some sort of altercation took place before a gun was fired.

Stay tuned to KPLC and check for updates on this investigation.

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