Fatal Officer Involved Shooting in Lake Charles

DEVELOPING: One suspect is dead as a result of an officer-involved shooting at a gas station on North Martin Luther King Highway, according to Sgt. Jeff Keenum, with Lake Charles Police.

LCPD was responding to a weapons complaint, said Keenum. The caller told police a man entered the gas station and threatened him with a gun.

Keenum said the officers found the suspect nearly a block away from the gas station. An officer-involved shooting occurred and the suspect with the gun is dead.

The Lake Charles Police officer was not injured.

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