Lake Charles man faces murder charge - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Lake Charles man faces murder charge

The following is a news release from the Lake Charles Police Department:

On March 29, 2012, at 3:47 a.m., the Lake Charles Police Department received a call for a shooting in the Sunlight Manor housing area located in the 1900 block of Winterhalter Street.

A gunshot victim was located at Sunlight Manor and transported to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for treatment. Officers also learned that one bullet fired by the suspect entered the bedroom window of a nearby residence in which someone was present but not struck.

The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle that was observed by bystanders. The description of the suspect vehicle was given out over the police radio and Cpl. Mayo Romero located the vehicle at the intersection of Highway 171 and Moeling Street where the suspect was apprehended.

Investigation revealed that the shooting occurred during a drug transaction. Sgt. Richard Harrell and Sgt. Kevin Kirkum are the investigating detectives.

Arrested suspect: On Parole

Ivo Richardson, B/M, DOB 5-23-74

Winterhalter Street #B, Lake Charles, LA

Charges: Attempted 1st degree murder, Illegal use of a dangerous weapon or instrumentality, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

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