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Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office investigating early morning homicide

One victim found with gunshot wound, later died
Posted at 10:32 AM, Dec 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-21 11:32:55-05

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning homicide that left one person dead.

Police say deputies were patrolling the area of Brentwood in Lake Charles around 1 a.m. Saturday morning when they heard gunshots.

After further investigation, deputies located a victim with an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.

The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Brackus Guillory of Lake Charles.

The investigation is still ongoing and the Calcasieu Coroner will determine cause of death.