Shooting in Lake Charles Results in Two Welsh Men Arrested for Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery
Published February 10, 2021
After a shooting in Lake Charles the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two Welsh men for 2nd-degree battery; illegal carrying of weapons during the commission of a crime or in the presence of CDS; possession of CDS I.
From the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office – Earlier this morning, at approximately 1:00 a.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a residence off Gulf Highway in Lake Charles in reference to a shooting.
Upon arrival, deputies learned the victim had been shot once in the abdomen. During the investigation deputies utilized several investigative techniques and were able to locate the suspect’s car; at which time they made contact with Dymnd K. Brown, 19, and Jermain S. Harmon, 21, both of Welsh, LA. Deputies also located a handgun and marijuana in Brown and Harmon’s possession.
After further investigation both Brown and Harmon were arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with aggravated 2nd-degree battery; illegal carrying of weapons during the commission of a crime or in the presence of CDS; possession of CDS I. Judge Tony Fazzio set both Brown and Harmon’s bonds at $240,500.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he underwent emergency surgery and is listed in stable condition.
CPSO Detective Michael Miller is the lead investigator on this case.