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One Dead, Another Injured in Opelousas Shooting

Officers were on the scene of a shots fired call in the area of Jefferson St.

Posted: Sep 30, 2021 8:18 AM

OPELOUSAS, La. - Officers were on the scene of a shots fired call in the area of Jefferson St.

According to Chief Mclendon of the Opelousas Police Department, officers located a vehicle in the parking lot of a business located at the intersection of Creswell Lane and Edith Streets with two victims with gunshot wounds.

The driver was deceased and the passenger was transported to the hospital with life threatening wounds. Information will be reported as it becomes available.

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