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St. Landry Crime Stoppers: Help needed in solving shooting

Posted at 5:38 PM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 18:38:46-05

Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying the suspects involved in a shooting in Opelousas.

On January 6, 2020, at 10:30 pm, officers from the Opelousas Police Department were dispatched to the 800 Block of South Railroad Ave. for a shooting complaint.

Upon arrival, officers found a woman with multiple gun shot wounds while in the passenger seat of a car on Railroad Avenue. The shooting happened near the area of Jefferson Street. The woman was struck four times and transported to Lafayette General Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

During the investigation, Detectives discovered that the suspect vehicle was a small, dark colored, four-door and the shooter or shooters, fired thirty rounds at the vehicle.

The suspect vehicle left the scene traveling South on Railroad Ave. then East on Jefferson St.

If you have any information on this crime, report it to Crime Stoppers.