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Suspect Arrested in Connection with Park Ave. Shooting in Opelousas

The investigation is ongoing.

Posted: May 13, 2021 3:58 PM

Opelousas Police arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting that happend back in April. Wednesday afternoon Investigators with the Opelousas Police Department served an arrest warrant on Mr. Antonio D’Anthony King, Jr. for Assault by drive-by shooting and
Attempted first degree murder (2 counts).

Mr. King was arrested for his involvement in the previously released April 9, 2021, shooting on Park Ave. in Opelousas. The matter is still under investigation and more arrest are expected. Both victims in that shooting were treated and have since been released from in-patient medical care.

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