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After a few small showers pushed just north of the lakes, a quiet, but nice rest of the day is expected. Highs today will reach the lower 70's, under partly cloudy skies. Tonight will usher in the mid 50's for lows. Partly cloudy skies are back for Saturday and Easter Sunday, with highs warming to the upper 70's.
Pastor shot and killed in church
CALCASIEU PARISH - PRESS RELEASE - The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office was called to the Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center at 307 Deshotel, Lake Charles, this evening in regard to a shooting.
The investigation revealed at 8:20 p.m., Woodrow Karey, 53, 2808 Foret St., Lake Charles, walked into the church and shot Pastor Ronald J. Harris, Sr., 5387 Leah Dr., Lake Charles. Harris was pronounced dead at the scene.
Karey fled on foot but called the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office and surrendered without incident. He was placed under arrest and will be booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and will be charged with 2nd degree murder.
The motive for the shooting is still under investigation.