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Arrest made in Saturday homicide in Lake Charles

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Posted at 2:05 PM, Nov 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-04 15:05:16-05

An arrest has been made in the homicide investigation that began Saturday on Church Street in Lake Charles.

Police say the incident happened at 2:02 pm on November 2 in the 2700 block of Church Street. Officers were called to the scene where they found a victim suffering for a gun shot wound.

The victim, identified as 27-year-old Quentin Coleman, succumbed to his injuries following a CPR attempt by officers.

During an investigation, the department says that officers spoke with witnesses who identified 27-year-old Donta Robinson of Lake Charles as a suspect.

Robinson was taken into custody at this residence a short time later.

He is charged with 2nd-degree murder and is currently held on a $1 million bond.