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CPSO: 15-year-old dies after stabbing at Lake Charles Walmart

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Posted at 9:26 PM, Jan 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-23 23:21:20-05

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is responding to a homicide at a Walmart in Lake Charles Saturday night.

At 7:30 p.m. deputies were dispatched to the grocery store on Highway 14 in reference to a stabbing.

The initial investigation revealed there was a fight between several young girls inside the store, at which time a 15-year-old was stabbed. The victim was later pronounced dead. A 13-year-old suspect has been located by deputies in connection with the incident and is in custody.

Next of kin has not been notified so the victim’s name has not been released.

The Calcasieu Coroner will determine cause of death.

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