LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Detectives with the Lake Charles Police Department identified the homicide victim in the fatal shooting on Lena Avenue on Friday.
Sgt. Brenda Desormeaux said the victim was identified as a 16-year-old male juvenile from Eunice, Louisiana.
Police received a call in reference to a shooting near the corner of Lena Avene and Dixy Drive around 1:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.
When officers arrived they confirmed that a victim had been shot. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.
The investigation is still ongoing and we will have more information as it becomes available.