Two Juveniles Arrested for Homicide

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested two juveniles for the Second Degree Murder of Anthony Bennett, on Friday, July 24.

Posted: Jul 28, 2020 12:50 PM

Lake Charles, LA - Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested two juveniles for the Second Degree Murder of Anthony Bennett, on Friday, July 24. Bennett was located in the middle of the roadway with gunshot wounds on July 23 at approximately 11 p.m. He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. A 16 year old was found in possession of a firearm that was reported stolen from a vehicle less than a mile from the crime scene one day prior to the homicide. The juveniles were initially located on Opelousas Street, near Calcasieu Avenue; however, they ran from deputies. A short time later, deputies located both of them on I-10 westbound, near the Opelousas Street on-ramp.

The 16 year old was charged with Second Degree Murder and Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm; the 13 year old was charged with Second Degree Murder.

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