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LCPD investigating shooting on West 18th Street


Lake Charles Police are investigating a shooting that happened Sunday on West 18th Street near the St. Charles Apartments.

Deputy Chief Mark Kraus said two people were shot, taken to local hospitals and treated. No word on the extent of their injuries.

Kraus said the information is still coming in and they are investigating the circumstances that led to the shooting.

Tanya Spencer, a neighbor, said she heard six to seven gunshots at exactly 7:38 p.m. She said she ran directly to her door but saw nothing and heard no vehicles screeching out of the neighborhood.

Those with information are asked to call Lake Charles Police at 337-491-1311 or Crime Stoppers at 337-439-2222.

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