In the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 4, at about 1 a.m., the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office was called out to an automobile accident by the LA State Police, at the intersection of Highway 90 and Jones Rd. in Lake Charles, said a media release.

When troopers arrived, people were attempting to render aid to the driver of the car, 21-year-old Dorian Colston of Lake Charles.

Detectives determined Colston was "shot several times" and that he was shot in his car as he drove westbound, before driving a short distance where he crashed the red 2000 4-door Buick Regal Sedan into a tree. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide is encouraged to contact the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office at 337.491.3605. "Anyone withholding information regarding this homicide may face charges."