Lake Charles man arrested for cutting a man's face

Jerald Dupont: Courtesy LCPD
Jerald Dupont: Courtesy LCPD

Posted By - Shawn Herndon - sherndon@kplctv.com

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Lake Charles Police report that 21-year-old Jerald Dupont is accused of stabbing another man in the face.

Investigators say that around 10:30 Saturday, the responded to a report of a stabbing on Mill Street.

When they got there, they say the found the victim, 23-year-old Channing Wilson with a severe laceration to his face.

Witnesses advised Officers to the name and location of Dupont, who was later arrested without incident.

Dupont was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with Aggravated 2nd degree Battery.

It is believed the cut to Wilson's face was the result of a physical altercation.