Posted: Jul 19, 2013 10:27 PM by KATC
Updated: Jul 19, 2013 10:32 PM
Opelousas Police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday at the intersection of Cane and Bellevue Street. When Officers arrived on scene they say they found Eric Veals, of Opelousas, suffering from several gunshot wounds. Veals was taken to the hospital where he was treated for his injuries and released.
Investigators were able to identify the shooter as 32 year old Paul Lastrapes Jr. also of Opelousas who now faces attempted 2nd degree murder charges. If you know the location of Lastrapes call 911 or 948-2500.