On August 29, 2019, just before 11pm, the Lake Charles Police Department began an investigation into 2 males who entered a local hospital with gunshot wounds to their heads.

It was determined that Charles Demond Levier was involved in a drive by shooting at a convenience store on 4th Avenue in Lake Charles. Levier shot Damon England Halams from a moving car.

A juvenile male was also involved in the shooting and was shot in the head as a passenger in Levier's vehicle.

Chad Levier was arrested on charges of Assault by Drive-by shooting, Attempted Second Degree Murder and Illegal Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The juvenile suspect was arrested for the charge of assault by drive-by shooting.

Damon England Halams has an outstanding arrest warrant for charges of Illegal Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and Attempted 2nd degree murder. Halams is still at large with active warrants for his arrest.

Anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of Halams is asked to contact the Lake Charles Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

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