The Lake Charles Police Department responded to a shooting at 8:40pm, on Wednesday, August 1, near Lake Street and Idlewilde Ln, where the responding officer found a white female deceased from an apparent gunshot wound, said a media release.

The shooting reportedly happened inside a vehicle while it exited off I-210 onto Lake Street. Lori Estelle Tanner, 38, of Lake Charles, was identified as the victim.

Tanner's fiancé, Michael Edwin Vice, 46, of Lake Charles, was in the vehicle when she was shot and killed.

A warrant was issued, and Vice was arrested for the woman's death and charged with 2nd-degree murder. His bond was set at $1,000,000.

According to the media release, the couple was originally from Pascagoula, Mississippi.

While the incident remains under investigation, anyone with information can contact LCPD at 491.1311.

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