Authorities on scene of shooting incident in Sulphur - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Victim in north Sulphur shooting remains in critical condition

Chad Dean Peshoff (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Chad Dean Peshoff (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) -

The victim in the shooting last week in north Sulphur remains in critical condition, according to authorities.

Chad Dean Peshoff, 42, is accused of shooting and wounding his father. He is being held on $750,000 bond.

The shooting happened at a home at 427 Bankens Road in north Sulphur around noon Friday, Jan. 25.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office authorities said Peshoff is charged with attempted second-degree murder.

The victim was airlifted to a hospital with injuries to the upper-torso.

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office Anti-Crime and Tactics (ACT) Team responded.

"When deputies got there, we had a victim that had been shot ... what appears to be shot by his son. He appears to have shot his father with a shotgun. Mom and Dad are out of the house," Sheriff Tony Mancuso said.

According to authorities, a motive for the shooting is unknown.

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