Police asking for public’s help in W. Pryce Street shooting

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Five suspects have now been arrested in the August 4 shooting on W. Pryce Street.

According to Capt. Kevin Kirkum with the Lake Charles Police Department, a description was given to police of a 2005 silver Impala, which officers found and conducted a traffic stop on in Westlake.

Detectives were able to match evidence in the suspect vehicle to the crime scene.

The suspects arrested were 21-year-old Michael R. Dantley of Lake Charles, 20-year-old Christopher J. Williams of Lake Charles, 18-year-old Jacorey Jamal Murray of Lake Charles and 17-year-old Devonte Marcel Stephens.

All suspects were arrested last week for Assault by Drive by Shooting and Negligent Injuring.

Each suspects’ bond was set at $1,010,000 by Judge Clayton Davis.

Lake Charles Police are requesting the public’s assistance in their investigation of a shooting that happened near the corner of Ryan and West Pryce Street around 12:55 a.m. on August 4, 2019.

According to police, four victims were transported to local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries as a result of the shooting.

Police ask anyone with information pertaining to the shooting to contact Lt. Jeffrey Keenum at 337-491-1456 (ext. 5310) or 337-302-8109.

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