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St. Landry Crime Stoppers: Help needed solving drive by shooting

Posted at 4:54 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 18:38:11-04

St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a drive-by shooting in the Opelousas area.

On May 8, 2020, just before 2:00 am, deputies responded to 117 Emile Street Opelousas in reference to shots being fired into the home. A total of nine rifle casings were found at the scene. Bullet fragments were found in their car and in the interior and exterior walls of the home.

The owner's 11-year-old daughter was sleeping on the couch and was three feet away from being struck by a bullet. Detectives also observed that some of the bullets actually passed through and through the home putting the neighbors at risk.

Security camera footage shows a small white car as a possible vehicle used in the shooting.

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