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Second teen arrested in Lake Charles shooting

Lake Charles Police
Posted at 3:33 PM, Aug 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-17 16:33:26-04

A second teen has been arrested in connection with a Lake Charles shooting that injured two people.

The shooting occurred at Huber Park on Tuesday, July 27, and resulted in two victims being transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers with LCPD and Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office SWAT Teams took a 16-year-old male into custody on July 30. The juvenile was charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder and one count of attempted armed robbery with a firearm.

The investigation into the shooting continued and officers arrested a second juvenile suspect, age 14, without incident Tuesday morning. The juvenile is facing one charge of attempted first degree murder and one charge of attempted armed robbery with a firearm.

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