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Lake Charles police investigate two drive-by shootings

Posted at 4:31 PM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 17:31:48-04

The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating two reports of drive-by shootings which happened Monday morning.

At around 7:00 am, the Lake Charles Police Department says they responded to the area of 11th Street and 4th Avenue in reference to shots fired.  Upon arrival, Officers learned that no one was injured and the suspects had fled the scene.

The second incident occurred at around 10:00 am, officers responded to the area of Rose Street and 7th Ave in reference to shots fired.  Officers say they located a vehicle that had been struck by gunfire. 

An investigation revealed that both drive-by shootings may have been committed by the same unknown suspect or suspects. 

The investigation is continuing.

If anyone has any information regarding these crimes, please contact Sgt Frank Fondel at 337-491-1311 or 337-491-1391 or Crime Stoppers at 337-439-2222