Update: Drive-By Suspect Turns Himself In
According to a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office media release, Keyshawn Bias, 22, who had warrants out for his arrest, turned himself in on charges of aggravated assault by drive-by shooting; and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities.
Bias was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center. His bond is set at $250,000.
Original Post, Thursday, June 6, 2019:
Drive-by shootings in Westlake and Lake Charles have resulted in the arrest of six people and an active warrant out for another man.
According to a media release, deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on Morning Glory Lane in Westlake in reference to a shooting, on May 20, at about 3:00 am. Deputies spoke with the residents, Keyshawn J. Bias, 22, and Chelci R. Richard, 22, both of 414 Morning Glory Lane, Westlake. They told deputies they were inside their home when they heard shots coming from outside. Detectives observed damage to a Chevy Malibu and the home, both of which had been shot numerous times, and learned the car could be connected to two other drive-by shootings that occurred the night before.
The suspects responsible for the drive-by shooting on Morning Glory Lane are identified as Wilson D. Leblanc, Jr., 20, 128 Calcasieu Street; Kadi E. Spikes, 17, 4016 Harvard Street; Diomond D. Duncan, 20, 418 N. Booker Street; Torrianna J. Bolster, 18, 401 S. Cherry Street; and a 16-year-old juvenile, all of Lake Charles.
"Detectives learned Bias and Richard were in the Chevy Malibu and were responsible for shooting at a Nissan Sentra occupied by Leblanc, Spikes, Duncan, Bolster, and the juvenile the previous night at Huber Park in Lake Charles. A short time later, after the shooting at Huber Park, the two cars were then shooting at each other at Brentwood Park in Lake Charles; which ultimately led to the occupants in the Sentra shooting at the home on Morning Glory Lane."
"Between May 21 and 31 everyone involved in the drive-by shootings, except Bias, was arrested. The juvenile was booked into the Juvenile Detention Center and all others were booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center. Richard is charged with aggravated assault by drive-by shooting; and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities. Her bond is set at $250,000. Leblanc, Spikes, Duncan, Bolster, and the juvenile are all charged with aggravated assault by drive-by shooting; aggravated criminal property damage; and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities. Leblanc’s bond is set at $500,000; Spikes’ bond is set at $250,000; Duncan’s and Bolster’s bonds are set at $450,000, and the juvenile has no bond set at this time."
An active warrant has in the amount of $250,000 has been issued for the arrest of Keyshawn Bias. He's charged with "aggravated assault by drive-by shooting; and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities."
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Bias is asked to contact the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office at 491.3605 or Crime Stoppers at 439.2222.