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Lake Charles police investigating shooting death of teenager

Posted: 4:40 PM, Jul 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-08 17:40:33-04

A teenager was shot and killed last night in Lake Charles. 

Police identified the victim as 19-year-old Carlos Ross, Jr.

Lake Charles police responded to the shooting in the 4400 block of 5th Avenue at 11:18 p.m. 

Ross was taken to the hospital before officers arrived on the scene. Police say Ross died at the hospital. 

His death is being investigated as a homicide. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

If you have any information about the shooting, contact Sgt. Frank Fondel or Detective Willie Fontenot at 337-491-1311.