LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Two 16-year-olds are under arrest following an hour-and-a-half standoff at a house at the intersection of 17th and Center streets Tuesday afternoon.
The two are believed to be connected to a shooting and a robbery earlier Tuesday, Chief of Police Don Dixon said.
The shooting on Kirkman Street was reported first, followed by a robbery on Fall Street about 3:30 p.m., Dixon said. The suspects led police on a foot chase before entering the home at 17th and Center streets.
After about an hour-and-a-half of negotiating through a bullhorn, police told the 16-year-olds that they were going to send gas into the house. At that point, the boys exited the home and were arrested.