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Lake Charles police investigating homicide

Lake Charles police are investigating a homicide that happened Friday night.

According to the police department’s spokesperson, at 11:44 p.m., officers responded to a car crash in the 1900 block of 5th Street and found two people dead from gunshot wounds inside the vehicle.

If you have any information about the homicide, contact the lead investigator, Sgt. John Russell, at 337-491-1311 or

Jordan Lippincott

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