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16-year-old suspect arrested in deadly Lake Charles shooting

5 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Tuesday, May 21 2019 May 21, 2019 May 21, 2019 12:12 PM May 21, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

LAKE CHARLES - Officers with the Lake Charles Police Department have arrested a 16-year-old male following a fatal weekend shooting.

On May 19 around 2:48 p.m. police were dispatched to an address on Reid Street. At the scene officers discovered that 23-year-old Kendal Mose had been shot. The shooter fled the scene in a vehicle before authorities arrived.

Mose was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

An hour after the incident, police located the suspect in a vehicle driving on St. John Street. 

The unidentified juvenile was charged with second-degree murder, illegal carrying of weapons, resisting an officer, and illegal possession of a handgun by a juvenile.

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