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Lake Charles resident shoots alleged home invader

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Lake Charles police are investigating a shooting that happened in a Madeline Street home at about 11 a.m.t his morning.

Police were called to the home and found the home owner in the house uninjured, with another man on the floor in the home's hallway with a gunshot wound. The wounded man was transported to a local hospital. He later died. He's been identified as Isaiah Williams, 23, of Lake Charles. 

Police learned that two men went to the rear of the home, forced their way into the back door and confronted the resident, who had a gun and fired it. One man was hit, and the other ran away. He was last seen running north on Common Street, police say. They haven't confirmed his identity yet, but they want to question him, police say. 

The investigation is continuing.

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