Incident

5-15-2017 Louisiana Lake Charles (Moss Bluff) 1-1

Location

May 15, 2017

Moss Bluff Elementary
215 School St
Lake Charles (Moss Bluff), Louisiana
Geolocation: 30.2986, -93.2031

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Gage Meche
  • Age: 7
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Age: 6
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child injured by child
  • School Incident
  • School Shooting - elementary/secondary school
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

Subject's father, Michael Lane Dugas, 50 and brother, Jake Abram Dugas, 17, were arrested. Child 1 dropped gun, child 2 picked it up and a/d shot child 3.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 380 Auto
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 27
State House District: 35