An Opelousas man has been arrested in connection with an overnight shooting in 1600 block of Frilot Street that left one person injured.
The Opelousas Police Department says that 25-year-old Dwayne Simmons of Opelousas was arrested and booked on charges of attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance, armed robbery, and introduction of contraband at a penal institution.
Simmons is currently housed in the St. Landry Parish Jail. No bond was given.
A spokesperson with the department says that one person suffered a gunshot wound to the back and was transported to the hospital as a result of the incident. The condition of the victim is unknown at this time.