Police release name of man shot, killed at Suffolk Manor

Police release name of man shot, killed at Suffolk Manor
One person is dead following a shooting at Suffolk Apartments on Lake Street early Monday morning. A person making unauthorized entry into an apartment was shot by the renter, according to Capt. Kevin Kirkum, spokesman for the Lake Charles Police Department. The person later died from their injuries.

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Lake Charles Police have released the name of the man shot and killed at Suffolk Manor Monday.

Lake Charles police officers responding to Suffolk Manor in reference to a burglary and shots fired around 1:15 a.m. found Ronald D. Fontenot, 22, shot, according to Capt. Kevin Kirkum. Fontenot later died at a local hospital.

“When officers arrived they found that the person who made the unauthorized entry into an apartment was shot by the renter of the apartment,” according to Kirkum.

The investigation is continuing.

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