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Eunice teen identified as victim in Lake Charles fatal shooting

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Posted at 11:15 AM, Aug 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 17:05:26-04

Lake Charles Police say the victim in an early morning homicide on Lena Avenue has been identified as a 16-year-old from Eunice.

The Lake Charles Police Department says the shooting happened at approximately 1:30 am on Friday, August 14, in the 2900 block of Lena Avenue.

One person was shot during the incident and transported to a local hospital. That person later succumbed to his injuries, police say.

During the investigation, Detectives says they identified the homicide victim to be a 16 year old male from Eunice.

An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Police say more information will be released when it becomes available.

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