BREAKING: One dead following shooting in 3400 block of Opelousas - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

BREAKING: One dead following shooting in 3400 block of Opelousas Street

(Source: candy Rodriguez/KPLC) (Source: candy Rodriguez/KPLC)
(Source: Candy Rodriguez/KPLC) (Source: Candy Rodriguez/KPLC)
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

One person is dead following a shooting in the 3400 block of Opelousas Street early Wednesday morning, authorities said.

The Lake Charles Police Department was called to the shooting at 12:22 a.m., said Deputy Chief Mark Kraus. The victim was transported to a local hospital and died a short time later.

The name of the deceased has not been released.

Police are gathering information on a suspect, said Sgt. Jeff Keenum.

KPLC is working to gather more information.

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