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Opelousas shooting suspect in custody

Posted at 7:12 PM, Oct 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-28 00:08:17-04

OPELOUSAS– UPDATE: A man wanted for a Saturday afternoon shooting in Opelousas that left one person critically injured has turned himself in.

Police say Marcus Chenier, 21, shot the victim after an argument.

The shooting happened around 3 p.m. at the dead end of Herman Street.

Chenier was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail with attempted murder, felon in possession of a firearm, and illegal use of weapons and dangerous instrumentalities.