Shooting in casino parking lot sends one to hospital

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 1:30pm

 A man was shot in the shoulder while standing in the parking lot of a casino.

The Opelousas Police Department reports that the incident happened shortly after midnight on Sunday, Nov. 4. We’re told a 35-year-old man was shot once near the entrance drive-way area of the Evangeline Downs Race Track and Casino. We’re told the victim is in stable condition and is expected to recover.

Officials say the alleged shooter left the scene driving a black or dark colored Nissan Altima.

Police ask that if you know anything about this incident, call (337) 948-2500.


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