Another shooting in Lake Charles has occurred and here is a statement from the Lake Charles City Police with the details of the events and the arrests that have been made:

On June 7th, 2011 at 4:15 P.M. Lake Charles Police responded to a shooting call at 2314 East Prien Lake Road.  Upon arrival, a female victim was located and transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.  The victim is 30 year old black female Michelle Mitchell of 4434 Pleasant Lane, Lake Charles, LA.  Lake Charles Police Detectives obtained a 2nd Degree murder warrant with a bond of $750.000.00 for the suspect, Dale Wardric Winters, black male, date of birth 06-14-72, who also resides on Pleasant Lane.

Later in the investigation (9:33 p.m.), at the direction of Lake Charles Police Detectives, Caldwell Parish Sheriff’s Office stopped and arrested Dale Wardric Winters in Columbia, Louisiana on our warrant.

Investigation is still on going with Detective David Rupf being the lead & Detective Franklin Fondel assisting.

Deputy Chief of Police Mark Kraus