Sheriff’s Office Conducting Homicide Investigation Following Shooting at Brentwood Park on Saturday Morning
The victim of an early Saturday morning shooting at Brentwood Park in Lake Charles has died. The shooting is now being investigated as a homicide.
According to a media release from Kayla Vincent, deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office heard gunshots while patrolling the Brentwood area of Lake Charles on Saturday morning, at approximately 1:00am. After further investigation, deputies located a victim, Brackus Guillory, 24, Lake Charles, "with an apparent gunshot wound", said Vincent. Guillory was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.
The investigation is still in its "preliminary stages". No additional information has been provided at this time as investigators also await a cause of death from the Calcasieu Coroner's Office.