Lake Charles –
Earlier this morning at approximately 1:00 a.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Ashley Avenue in Moss Bluff in reference to a shooting.
When deputies arrived they located a man with apparent gunshot wounds and a woman who was bleeding from the head. The investigation revealed Bryson O. Solomon, 30, Lake Charles, had struck the woman, who was a family member, with a firearm. Solomon also shot the man, who was an acquaintance of the woman, several times.
After detectives spoke with Solomon he was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with attempted 2nd degree murder; 2nd degree battery; and illegal carrying and discharge of a weapon during a crime of violence. Judge Clayton Davis set his bond at $1.15 million.
Both victims were transported to a local hospital. The woman was treated and released; the man is listed in stable condition.
CPSO Detective Lt. Casey Lafargue is the lead investigator on this case.