On October 9, 2019 the Lake Charles Police Department responded to the 600 block of Central Parkway at about 9:18 p.m. following reports of gun shots being heard in the neighborhood.

Upon arriving in the area officers located Donald Carl Dillon, 22 of Lake Charles. Dillon was questioned and admitted to being at University Park and shooting a gun. The concealed firearm was recovered by officers.

Also part of the investigation, officers were dispatched around 9:30 p.m. to a local hospital in reference to a victim arriving with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim stated that he was at University Park hanging out with friends when a vehicle drove by and began shooting at them.

A second shooting suspect was identified as Vance Green, 19, of Lake Charles.

Donald Dillon was arrested and charged with Illegal Carrying of Weapons, Firearm located in a gun free zone, and Illegal Use of Weapons. Bond was set at $57,500.00

Vance Javon Green was arrested and charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder and Assault by Drive-by Shooting. Bond was set at $1,000,000.

Both remain in the Calcasieu Correctional Center as of Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

The investigation is ongoing.

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