Papa John's employee shot early Monday morning

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating the early Monday morning shooting of an employee at the Papa John's Pizza location on West McNeese Street.

Police responded to the store at 12:40 a.m. Their investigation has so far revealed that a female employee of the store was at her vehicle in the parking lot when she was approached by two black males with red bandanas over their faces. One of the men was armed. The men demanded money, but she did not have any on her. She attempted to fight the suspects away, but she was shot.

The unidentified employee sustained serious injuries during the shooting incident, but she is reportedly in stable condition at a local hospital.

The investigation continues, and the Lake Charles Police Department is asking that anyone with information about this incident please contact them at 337-491-1311.

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