LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Two people were shot and wounded during an armed robbery on Saturday on Moeling Street, according to a news release from the Lake Charles Police Department. The suspects in the case are sought.
Authorities said officers were dispatched to the home around 11:40 p.m. Saturday. Authorities said according to witnesses, there was a gathering at the home when they heard a knock on the door.
Witnesses said that upon opening the door, two unknown suspects, dressed all in black with hoodies over their heads and with red bandannas covering their faces, entered armed with a weapon and demanded money.
Authorities said during the robbery, one of the unknown suspects began shooting and struck two victims. They were later transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
The suspects fled on foot.
The investigation continues.