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St. Landry Crime Stoppers: Help needed solving W. Landry St. homicide

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Posted at 4:05 PM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-28 20:34:33-04

St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a homicide in the city of Opelousas.

In the early morning hours of October 7, 2020, officers with the Opelousas Police Department were dispatched to 426 W. Landry Street, in reference to gunshots in the area.

Upon arrival, Taylon Anderson was located lying near the rear entrance of the building. Anderson was found to be dead, from a single gunshot wound.

The officers discovered that alleged illegal gambling had been occurring at the location, prior to Anderson's death. The officers also located several loaded handguns at the location.

Witnesses came forward during the investigation stating that Anderson was attempting to rob the location when he was shot. However new information has been uncovered indicating that Anderson may have been shot for another reason.

Download the P3 app and tap the app on your mobile device to "Say it Here" and submit your anonymous tips.

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