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Victim in Lake Charles shooting identified

Posted at 11:20 AM, Dec 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-22 19:23:26-05

The victim of a fatal shooting in Lake Charles Friday is being identified as a man from Sulphur.

Police say 34-year-old Howard C. Jones was shot multiple times just after midnight on Polk Street between Van Buren Street and Taft Street.

Jones was taken to the hospital where he died.

The investigation remains ongoing.

If you have any information about this shooting, contact Lt. Lecia McCullough at 337-491-1311 or Crime Stoppers at 337-439-2222.