UPDATE: According to Opelousas Police, the victim is now listed in stable condition and is expected to fully recover.
Opleousas - The Opelousas Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured one person. Officers responded to a shots fired call on Academy Street near Blanchard Street at approximately 2:47 AM, Monday.
Police say this area is known as “The Back”. Upon arrival officers found one victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the hospital with a life threatening injury. Possible witnesses are being interviewed at this time. More information will be given as it becomes available.