State Police investigating officer-involved shooting
Published 12:19 pm Saturday, August 20, 2022
Trooper Derek Senegal said the city police department asked the organization to investigate the incident involving their officers.
Senegal said just before 6:30 a.m. on Friday, officers responding to “suspicious circumstances” at 415 Hodges Street were fired upon by a woman later identified as 45-year-old Sheri Carlson of Lake Charles.
Senegal said officers were able to take Carlson into custody in a neighboring yard while still in possession of the handgun.
She was transported to a Lake Charles area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Forensic Investigative Unit is assisting with the investigation.
This is an active investigation and further information will be released when it becomes available.