16-year-old arrested for second-degree murder

16-year-old arrested for second-degree murder
(Source: KPLC)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A 16-year-old has been arrested in reference to a shooting on Reid Street Sunday, authorities say.

Lake Charles Police responding to an apparent shooting at 518 Reid Street around 2:48 p.m. on May 19, 2019, and found a man, Kendal Mose, 23, shot. Mose was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his wounds.

Capt. Kevin Kirkum, Lake Charles Police Department spokesman, says the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle and was located hours later driving on St. John Street.

The 16-year-old suspect was taken into custody for second-degree murder, illegal carrying of weapons, resisting an officer, and illegal possession of a handgun by a juvenile.

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