Detectives with the Lake Charles Police Department (LCPD) are investigating the Saturday, July 7, shooting, and death of a local man. It's reportedly being investigated as a homicide.

At 11:18 p.m., officers responded to a shooting in the 4400 block of 5th Avenue. The victim,19-year-old Carlos Ross Jr. of 4451 5th Avenue was taken to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital by private transportation where he "succumbed to his injuries while being treated in the emergency room", said a media release.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting and death of Carlos Ross Jr. can contact Sgt. Frank Fondel or Detective Willie Fontenot at 337.491.1311.

Check back for more updates regarding the investigation.

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