LCPD: Two 16-year-olds arrested following standoff

LCPD: Two 16-year-olds arrested following standoff
(Source: Jillian Corder)
(Source: Jillian Corder)

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.

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