Lake Charles man arrested after stabbing on 9th Street

Lake Charles man arrested after stabbing on 9th Street
Dermaine Keith Malbrough, 40, of Lake Charles (Source: Lake Charles Police)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A Lake Charles man has been arrested following a stabbing on 9th Street, according to the Lake Charles Police Department.

Sgt. Sergeant Brenda Desormeaux says officers were contacted around 7:22 p.m. about a stabbing near 9th Street and 8th Avenue on Nov. 14, 2020.

During their investigation, officers found that the victim had been stabbed around four times during an argument. The victim was taken to a local hospital and is currently in stable condition.

Officers later determined that Dermaine Keith Malbrough, 40, of Lake Charles, had stabbed the victim. Officers located him at his home and found the weapon they believe was used during the incident.

Malbrough was arrested and transported to the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Facility for attempted second-degree murder.

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