Lake Charles detectives are in the early stages of a homicide investigation.

The shooting was reported around 4:30 a.m. Officers at 8:30 a.m. remain on the scene of a shooting death in the 3700 block of Kirkman Street. A police spokesperson could only confirm that one person has been shot to death.

Police have identified a suspect, but have not yet released his name.

A brief news release issued shortly after the shooting says more information will be released as information becomes available.