Reported by KPLC Staff
Lake Charles Police are investigating a homicide that occurred at 2110 12th Street. Monday afternoon at 3:00 P.M. police responded to a 911 call in reference to a 15-month old baby not breathing. Upon arrival, Acadian ambulance transported the infant to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, who then transported him to LSU-Shreveport. At 4:00 A.M. this morning the child died due to the injuries he sustained.
Investigators learned that the child was in the care of his mother's live-in boyfriend when the baby sustained a fatal injury which was consistent with blunt force trauma.
Detectives arrested Gregory McCummings, 18, of 2110 12th Street for 2nd Degree Murder. McCummings was booked into the parish jail on a $500,000 bond.