Two homicides reported Friday night in Orange, Lake Charles

Published 7:26 am Saturday, February 12, 2022

Deadly violence was an unfortunate theme of Friday night in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana.

In Orange on Friday afternoon, a 39-year-old was shot and later taken to the hospital, where the victim died.

Police arrested a 64-year old Horace Laissen following the shooting.

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Also on Friday, at 10:49 PM, the Lake Charles Police Department was assigned to the 600 block of E. Lagrange Street to investigate a homicide.

Lieutenant Jeffrey Keenum said as additional information becomes available, it will be shared with the media.