Man hit in arm during Sunday night shooting on Gerstner Memorial

Man hit in arm during Sunday night shooting on Gerstner Memorial

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Lake Charles Police Department is trying to identify a suspect in connection with a shooting in the 2300 block of Gerstner Memorial Boulevard on Nov. 12.

Officers located a male victim in the 300 block of Gelpi Drive with a gunshot wound to his upper arm, said Chief Deputy Mark Kraus.

The victim said that he was riding his bike on Gerstner Memorial Boulevard when another person on a bicycle fired once at him, striking him in the arm. He described the other man as wearing a black hoodie and black pants.

The investigation is ongoing.

Kraus asked anyone with information to contact the Lake Charles Police Department at 491-1311 or CrimeStoppers at 439-2222.

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