Lake Charles, LA –


Earlier this morning around 1:00 a.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were patrolling in the area of Brentwood in Lake Charles when they heard gunshots. Upon further investigation deputies located a victim with an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.


The investigation is in the preliminary stages and there is no further information available at this time. Next of kin has not been notified so the victim’s name has not been released.


The Calcasieu Coroner will determine cause of death.


UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Brackus Guillory, 24, Lake Charles.