UPDATE: LCPD confirms homicide on Kirkman Street - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

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UPDATE: LCPD confirms homicide on Kirkman Street

Law enforcement presence at Kirkman and E. School Streets in Lake Charles (Source: KPLC) Law enforcement presence at Kirkman and E. School Streets in Lake Charles (Source: KPLC)
Intersection of Kirkman and East School Streets in Lake Charles. (Source: Google maps) Intersection of Kirkman and East School Streets in Lake Charles. (Source: Google maps)
Intersection of Kirkman and East School Streets in Lake Charles. (Source: Kayla Courvell/KPLC) Intersection of Kirkman and East School Streets in Lake Charles. (Source: Kayla Courvell/KPLC)
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

The Lake Charles Police Department is working on a homicide at the corner Kirkman and E. School Streets.

Chief Deputy Mark Kraus has confirmed that one person is dead from a gunshot wound.

The police department responded at 4:34 a.m. in reference to a shooting in the 3700 block of Kirkman Street, Kraus said. When officers arrived, they located the deceased victim. Officers are looking for a suspect, although the description is not being released right now. 

Kraus does not believe public safety is in question but encourages those with information to call Crime Stoppers at 337-439-2222.

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