State Police investigating officer-involved shooting


LAKE CHARLES, La. (KLFY) — Louisiana State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Lake Charles.

Authorities say Lake Charles Police officers responded to an alleged carjacking at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night, near the intersection of Shattuck Street and O’Brien Street in Lake Charles.

Officers located the vehicle and a pursuit ensued.

The pursuit ended in the 1000 block of 13th Street after the suspect crashed into a house.

Police say the suspect was in possession of a firearm.

Officers discharged their service weapons, striking the suspect.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No officers were injured.

The investigation is active and ongoing

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