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St. Landry Crime Stoppers: Help needed solving Rice Lane shooting in Opelousas

Posted at 5:50 PM, Aug 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-03 18:50:31-04

St. Landry Crime Stoppers is asking for help with solving a shooting in Opelousas.

On July 30, 2022, at 7:34 pm, officers with the Opelousas Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Rice Lane and Colliard Street in reference to multiple people involved in a shooting.

Security footage shows five people armed with weapons wearing hoodies and walking southbound on Rice Lane when they were approached from behind by an individual gunman, according to investigators. A shootout occurred and all subjects fled the scene. 23 shell casings were found at the scene and one juvenile arrived at a local hospital with gunshot wounds sustained in the shootout.

If you have any information on this shooting, use the QR code at the bottom of the video to leave an anonymous tip. You can also use any mobile device by dialing **TIPS, or by useing the P3.

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