Orange Man Sentenced for Fatal Shooting of Lorenzo Junior Bias

By | August 18, 2023



A man from Orange has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a fatal shooting that occurred in 2022. Horace Morris Lassien, 66, was found guilty in June for the death of Lorenzo Junior Bias. The shooting took place at a home on Schley Avenue, and Bias was pronounced dead at the hospital. Lassien was later apprehended as the suspect. shooting-along-schley-avenue/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Staff Reports reported

Orange resident receives sentencing following fatal shooting on Schley Avenue in 2022

Published at 12:20 am on Friday, 18th August 2023

A resident of Orange has been sentenced this week in relation to a fatal shooting that occurred in 2022.

Horace Morris Lassien, aged 66, was given a 30-year prison sentence on Wednesday by Judge Courtney Arkeen of the 128th District Court, as confirmed by the court’s records.

In June, Lassien was found guilty of being involved in the death of Lorenzo Junior Bias, aged 39, which took place in February 2022.

On February 11, 2022, the Orange Police received a report of gunshots being fired at a residence located in the 100 block of Schley Avenue.

Upon arrival, the officers discovered Bias at the scene with a gunshot wound.

He was subsequently transported to St Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect initially fled the area but was later apprehended by investigators and identified as Horace Morris Lassien.

— Authored by Mary Meaux