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Two arrested in connection with Tuesday stabbing

Lake Charles Police
Posted at 10:00 AM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-17 11:09:24-05

Two local men have been arrested in connection with a stabbing that happened Tuesday afternoon.

Albert Wheeler III, 40, and Roger Delafosse, 31, were both booked with attempted second-degree murder. Wheeler's bond is set at $350,000 and Delafosse's bond is set at $365,000.

Lake Charles Police were called to the 700 block of 18th Street at about 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim said he was walking along the street and was stopped by two men in a vehicle. They got into an argument, and one of the people in the vehicle allegedly pulled a knife and stabbed the victim, Lake Charles Police say.

The investigation is continuing, police say. Arresting Officer- Charles Marque, Lead Investigator—Det. Colby Thompson.