2-year-old hit by gunfire after fight at park

Published 7:12 am Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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Lake Charles Police Sgt. Brenda Treadway said the shooting occurred at about 11 a.m. in the 800 block of Walters Street.

Treadway said Haiti Jones fired six shots into a vehicle that was occupied by seven people. Of the seven people, two were children ages 2 and 7 months.

During the course of the investigation, Treadway said it was learned that all parties involved met at Buddy Prejean Park for a mutual fight. After the fight, the suspect followed the victimto the 800 block of Walters Street were the shooting occurred.  

Following the shooting, the suspect vehicle then left the Walters Streetlocation, and was later located by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office at La. 14 and 10th Street in Lake Charles.

Judge Derrick Kee set her bond at $400,000.