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Opelousas police investigating shooting

Posted: 10:42 PM, Jun 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-16 23:42:24-04

One person is injured following a shooting in Opelousas Saturday night. 

Opelousas police responded to the hospital. A spokeswoman with the police department says a patient had been shot in the chest but is expected to be okay.

After speaking with the patient, police discovered the shooting occurred in the 800 block of S Academy Street. 

The identity of the suspect and the circumstances leading up to the shooting remain unclear. 

We will report further information when it becomes available.

If you have any information about the shooting, call the Opelousas Police Department at (337) 948-2500.