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Man Wanted for Illegally Discharging a Firearm

Opelousas Police need help identifying a person wanted for illegally discharging a firearm near a local business in the 600 Blk. of South Railroad Ave. on June 26, 2021.

Posted: Jul 2, 2021 8:40 AM

Opelousas Police need help identifying a person wanted for illegally discharging a firearm near a local business in the 600 Blk. of South Railroad Ave. on June 26, 2021. Officers responded to the business after an employee called to report that after having a verbal disagreement with a customer, the customer exited the stored and fired several rounds from a handgun. Attached is a photo of the POI obtained from store surveillance.

Opelousas Police urge anyone with any information related to the whereabouts of Mr. James Thompson or the identity of the person involved in the illegal discharge of a firearm, to contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, crimetips@opelousaspd.com or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, www.stlandrycrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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