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Resident fatally shoots suspected burglar

Lake Charles Police
Posted at 2:02 PM, Aug 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-17 15:02:40-04

Lake Charles Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened about 1 a.m. on Monday.

Officers were called to the Suffolk Manor Apartments for a burglary and shooting.

They found that a person broke into an apartment and was shot by the person living there. The person who was shot later died, police say.

Police are continuing their investigation of the circumstances, a spokesman said.