Suspect Wanted For Killing 10-Year-Old Boy Arrested
A suspect has been arrested for the shooting death of a 10-year-old boy in Lake Charles Sunday night, according to Lake Charles Police Department officials.
The suspect, 50-year-old Felton Thompson was arrested Wednesday at a New Orleans hotel for the shooting that left Jaylyn Citizen dead, and his 17-year-old brother injured.
According to our news partners at KATC, police say the 17-year-old may never walk again due to his injuries from the Sunday-night shooting,
Thompson is being charged with the following:
- aggravated kidnapping
- armed robbery
- attempted armed robbery with a firearm
- first-degree murder
Thompson's bond was set at $303,000.
Authorities say Thompson was paroled from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola last year, where he served 24 years of a 99-year sentence for armed robbery and other offenses.